Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tolerance /'tɔlərəns/
  • danh từ
    • lòng khoan dung; sự tha thứ
      • to show great tolerance: tỏ ra khoan dung đạo độ
    • sự kiên nhẫn
    • sự chịu đựng; sức chịu đựng
      • tolerance of heat: sự chịu đựng sức nóng
    • (y học) sự chịu được thuốc
Concise Dictionary
tolerances'tɑlərəns /'tɒl-
+the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
+a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
+the act of tolerating something
+willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
+a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 open-mindedness, toleration, forbearance, broad-mindedness, permissiveness, magnanimity, indulgence, sufferance, patience, freedom from bigotry or prejudice:
You must exercise more tolerance in dealing with people who are poorer than you.
2 play, clearance, allowance, variation:
The tolerance between these parts is less than a ten-thousandth of a millimetre.
3 toleration, resistance, endurance, imperviousness; immunity, insensitivity:
His tolerance of the outrages of stupidity seems limitless. She has a low tolerance for sugar.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] ~ (of / for sb/sth) the willingness to accept or TOLERATE sb/sth, especially opinions or behaviour that you may not agree with, or people who are not like you: She had no tolerance for jokes of any kind. + religious / racial tolerance + a reputation for tolerance towards refugees
2 [C, U] ~ (to sth) the ability to suffer sth, especially pain, difficult conditions, etc. without being harmed: tolerance to antibiotics / cold + Tolerance to alcohol decreases with age.
3 [C, U] (technical) the amount by which the measurement of a value can vary without causing problems: They were working to a tolerance of 0.0001 of a centimetre.
Collocation Dictionary


great, high, remarkable | low | amused, patronising
He watched the kids throw water around with amused tolerance.
| political, racial, religious | zero (of crime)
Howard County has a zero tolerance policy on alcohol use by teenagers.


degree, level


have | show | lack | learn




~ for
Some children have a low tolerance for boredom.
| ~ of
people with a high tolerance of discomfort
| ~ to
Tolerance to alcohol decreases with age.
| ~ towards
She was showing greater tolerance towards her younger sister than before.

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