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for•bear•ance



Pronunciation: (fôr-bâr'uns), [key]
n.
1. the act of forbearing; a refraining from something.
2. forbearing conduct or quality; patient endurance; self-control.
3. an abstaining from the enforcement of a right.
4. a creditor's giving of indulgence after the day originally fixed for payment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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