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English definition of “tolerant”


adjective (ABLE TO DEAL WITH)    /ˈtɒl.ər.ənt/ US  /ˈtɑː.lɚ-/
able to deal with something unpleasant or annoying, or to continue existing despite bad or difficult conditions: I think men are less tolerant of stress than women. Compared to other plants, rye is more tolerant of drought.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of tolerant adjective (ABLE TO DEAL WITH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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