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  • Toleration — Tol er*a tion, n. [L. toleratio: cf. OF. toleration.] 1. The act of tolerating; the allowance of that which is not wholly approved. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, the allowance of religious opinions and modes of worship in a state when contrary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toleration — tolerationism, n. tolerationist, n. /tol euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of tolerating, esp. of what is not actually approved; forbearance: to show toleration toward the protesters. 2. permission by law or government of the exercise of… …   Universalium

  • sufferance — suf·fer·ance / sə frəns, fə rəns/ n: consent or sanction implied by a lack of interference or failure to enforce a prohibition see also estate at sufferance at estate 1 tenancy at sufferance at tenancy …   Law dictionary

  • toleration — (n.) 1510s, permission granted by authority, license, from M.Fr. tolération (15c.), from L. tolerationem (nom. toleratio) a bearing, supporting, enduring, noun of action from pp. stem of tolerare to tolerate, lit. to bear (see EXTOL (Cf. extol)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • endurement — Endurement, Perpessio, Toleratio, Tolerantia. Endurement de travail, Laborum perfunctio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • souffrance — Souffrance, c est patience et attente d une chose qu on nous doit faire ou payer, Tolerantia, Toleratio. Selon ce on dit, Le seigneur feodal bailler souffrance du quint denier de la vendition du fief mouvant de luy, Solutionem quintanorum fundi… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • toleration — [täl΄ər ā′shən] n. [Fr tolération < L toleratio] 1. the act or an instance of tolerating 2. tolerance; esp., freedom to hold religious views that differ from the established ones tolerationist n …   English World dictionary

  • toleration — n. the process or practice of tolerating, esp. the allowing of differences in religious opinion without discrimination. Etymology: F toleacuteration f. L toleratio (as TOLERATE) …   Useful english dictionary

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