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  • noun
    The ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with. (the tolerance of corruption)
    The capacity to endure continued subjection to something such as a drug or environmental conditions without adverse reaction. (the desert camel shows the greatest tolerance to dehydration)
    An allowable amount of variation of a specified quantity, especially in the dimensions of a machine or part. (250 parts in his cars were made to tolerances of one thousandth of an inch)


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