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1forbear/foɚˈbeɚ/verb
forbearsforbore/-ˈboɚ//foɚˈboɚ/forborne/-ˈboɚn//foɚˈboɚn/forbearing
1forbear
/foɚˈbeɚ/
verb
forbearsforbore/-ˈboɚ//foɚˈboɚ/forborne/-ˈboɚn//foɚˈboɚn/forbearing
Learner's definition of FORBEAR  
formal
: to choose not to do (something that you could do) : to avoid doing or saying (something)
[+ object]
[no object]

— forbearing

adjective,[more forbearing; most forbearing]
2forbear
2forbear
Learner's definition of FORBEAR  
variant spelling of forebear
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