Examples of tolerant in a Sentence
this job requires a tolerant person who is used to dealing with complaints and angry customers
a tolerant acceptance of the terrible way that his wife has always treated him
Recent Examples of tolerant from the Web
The hidden backyard oasis features lush yet drought-tolerant plants, low-maintenance imitation grass and contemporary concrete pavers cluster around a deep blue pool - complete with swim up bar and submerged tanning ledge.
Cantaloupe cucuzza eggplant luffa okra peanuts hot peppers sweet peppers (not bell peppers) pumpkin Southern peas Malabar spinach sweet potato (slips) watermelons heat-tolerant tomatoes.
Meanwhile, the UNDP has also helped set up a crab farming project in the Sindudurg area to encourage local preservation of the mangroves and resistance to land developers and those gathering firewood from chopping the saltwater-tolerant trees down.
Landscape with fire resistant/drought tolerant plants.
In his keynote speech at the China Internet Summit in Beijing on Sept. 11, former President Bill Clinton said that the Chinese government will have to become more tolerant of dissenting ideas (registration required) to become a true world power.
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First Known Use of tolerant
TOLERANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tolerant for English Language Learners
: willing to accept feelings, habits, or beliefs that are different from your own
: able to allow or accept something that is harmful, unpleasant, etc.
TOLERANT Defined for Kids
Definition of tolerant for Students
: showing tolerance
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