Translation of tolerance in Spanish:

tolerance

Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːlərəns; ˈtɒlərəns/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (forbearance) tolerancia (feminine) to show/display tolerance toward sb mostrarse* tolerante con algn
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    • Both were advocates of religious tolerance and antagonists of untouchability.
    • But there is a third position, beyond religious fundamentalism and liberal tolerance.
    • London's character, its liberality, religious tolerance and diversity, is the very thing that makes it vulnerable.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (endurance) tolerancia (feminine) 1.3 uncountable/no numerable [Medicine/Medicina] tolerancia (feminine)
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    • The study of modern ecology and environmental tolerances of plant communities and plant species enables ecologists and biogeographers to determine how far climate can influence geographical distribution.
    • The difference among species may be caused by different tolerances for harsh conditions.
    • For him, understanding the individualistic environmental tolerances and characteristics of species in nature was a fundamental part of any botanical inquiry.
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    • The fact that our body can develop a tolerance to alcohol complicates how we judge alcohol's affect on our bodies.
    • Take a five-day break from capsules or liquid every one to two weeks to prevent your body from developing a tolerance to the herb.
    • You can't build up a tolerance to any asthma or allergy medications.
    1.4 u and c (deviation) tolerancia (feminine)
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    • I would inspect each individual unit to ensure it was within the allowable dimensional tolerances, using a tape measure, and the surface finish by visual inspection.
    • Designed for earthmoving with tight tolerances, it can provide accuracy within 6 mm.
    • Harder than wrought iron, but with less carbon than true steel, mild steel was made in industrial-sized batches, and although it was easier to machine with close tolerances, it was harder for blacksmiths to forge and weld.

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