- a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
"all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
- official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)
- The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful. And thus toleration produced not only mutual indulgence, but even religious concord.
- It provides a list of measures which, in its opinion, may involve State aid: (a) exclusive and free grant of air traffic rights, (b) slot coordination of all slots in Austria is done by a company partially owned by Austrian Airlines, (c) lower rent for premises at Vienna Airport, (d) risks associated with the sale of real estate assumed by the public authorities, (e) toleration of Austrian Airlines’ tax vehicles in Guernsey, Channel Islands, (f) capital increase of EUR 146 million by the public shareholder in December 2006 and (g) rescue aid of EUR 200 million.