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Meaning of “tolerate” - Learner’s Dictionary

tolerate

verb [T]     /ˈtɒləreɪt/
ALLOW
B2 to accept or allow something although you do not like it: We will not tolerate racism of any sort.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
DEAL WITH
to be able to deal with something unpleasant and not be harmed by it: These plants can tolerate very low temperatures.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
toleration     /ˌtɒlərˈeɪʃən/ noun [U]
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