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tolerance is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of tolerance in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… have what it was tolerance mean towards …”
meanings of tolerance
The ability of the body to accept a tissue graft without rejection.
The ability of the body (or other organism) to resist the action of a poison, to cope with a dangerous drug or to survive infection by an organism.
The ability or practice of tolerating; an acceptance of or patience with the beliefs, opinions or practices of others; a lack of bigotry.
The variation or deviation from a standard, especially the maximum permitted variation in an engineering measurement.
The ability to endure pain or hardship; endurance.
tolerance frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR
the word tolerance occurs in english on average 9.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.