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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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.