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  • n. Plural form of toleration.

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Examples

  • Imagine all your "tolerations" as stones, twigs, and rocks -- maybe even fallen trees -- which you have essentially placed onto your path and have to maneuver around every day.

    Janice Taylor: Kick in the Tush Club: Reinvent Your Life

  • The Israelis among other tolerations have therefore put up with years of their own frightened schoolchildren being traumatised and shuffled into shelters on a daily basis to avoid being killed by rockets launched by Hamas.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • As you clear out the 'incompletes' and 'tolerations,' you will be creating a clear path and space for success in weight loss as well as other areas of life.

    Janice Taylor: What are You Tolerating? Putting Up With? Stomaching?

  • Stepan, Indian Express Op-Ed ‘In India, the greater the intensity of religious practice, the greater the support for democracy’ Vandita Mishra Oct 24, 2008: You have written about the need to recast notions of secularism, to see the relationship between the democratic state and religion as one of “twin tolerations”.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • An essay by Alfred Stepan outlines the concept of “twin tolerations” and differentiation, and creates a template that can be applied to all of the religion-democracy relationships observed and analyzed throughout the volume.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • “Twin tolerations” means that there is a clear distinction and a mutual respect between political authorities and religious leaders and bodies.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Hope this doesn't sound too alarming - that's not intended - but people who have not been raised in any area and who move to or visit another (including Mexicans who visit the USA) don't have the natural resistances and/or tolerations built up in their bodies to avoid short-term problems from new microbes or chemicals.

    Any good exterminators in Ajijic?

  • In an age when tolerations and condonations seemed almost a disease, Jack Muskham knew and registered his own mind.

    Flowering Wilderness

  • Many tolerations are justified because the hard cost is low.

    The 28 Laws of Attraction

  • In particular, write down the tolerations that seem impossible to solve.

    The 28 Laws of Attraction

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