forbearance
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /fɔɹˈbeɹən(t)s/
  • (RP) IPA: /fɔːˈbɛːɹən(t)s/
  • (New Zealand) IPA: /foːˈbiəɹɘn(t)s/
Noun

forbearance

  1. Patient self-control; restraint and tolerance under provocation.
  2. A refraining from the enforcement of something (as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due.
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