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tolerance

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On the last analysis, then, love is life. Love never faileth and life never faileth so long as there is love.
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See also tolérance

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From Old French tolerance (French: tolérance), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] tolerantia.

Noun

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tolerance

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s

tolerance (s)
  1. (uncountable) the ability to tolerate the beliefs or practices of others
  2. (countable) the variation or deviation from a standard, especially the maximum permitted variation in an engineering measurement
  3. (uncountable) the ability to endure pain or hardship
  4. (uncountable) the ability of the body to resist the action of a poison, to cope with a dangerous drug or to survive infection by an organism
  5. (uncountable) the ability of the body to accept a tissue graft without rejection
  6. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) maximum residue limit allowed in foods by the Food and Drug Administration

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