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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tol·er·a·tion /ˌtɑləˈreʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tol·er·a·tion /ˌtɑləˈreʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tol·er·a·tion n.
 1. The act of tolerating; the allowance of that which is not wholly approved.
 2. Specifically, the allowance of religious opinions and modes of worship in a state when contrary to, or different from, those of the established church or belief.
 3. Hence, freedom from bigotry and severity in judgment of the opinions or belief of others, especially in respect to religious matters.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations;
           "all people should practice toleration and live together
           in peace" [syn: acceptance, sufferance]
      2: official recognition of the right of individuals to hold
         dissenting opinions (especially in religion)