The practice of tolerating something, in particular differences of opinion or behaviour: the king demanded greater religious toleration
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- He ignores the long tradition of religious toleration under the Ottoman Empire.
- They also desired fair trials, religious toleration and vast administrative reforms.
- His dissertation is a study of the politics of religious toleration in the middle colonies.
forbearance, liberality, open-mindedness, lack of prejudice, lack of bias, broad-mindedness, liberalism;
patience, long-suffering, magnanimity, sympathy, charity, lenience, leniency, lenity, indulgence, sufferance, clemency, permissiveness, condoning, condonation, complaisance, laxness
freedom of worship, religious freedom, freedom of conscience
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