- [person/attitude/society] tolerante to be tolerant
ofsb/sth ser* tolerante conalgn/algo she has never been very tolerant of children nunca ha sido muy tolerante or paciente con los niñosto be tolerant tosth [Med] he is not at all tolerant to alcohol no tolera el alcoholMore example sentences
- It is high time that we became less tolerant of such unlawful behaviour.
- Cecil was a staunch Protestant but, like the king, took a relatively tolerant attitude towards Catholics.
- It wasn't until the 1990s that there was a more tolerant attitude towards folk art in Finland.
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