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for·bear·ance

 (fôr-bâr′əns)
n.
1. Tolerance and restraint in the face of provocation; patience.
2. Law The act of giving a debtor more time to pay rather than immediately enforcing a debt that is due.

forbearance

(fɔːˈbɛərəns)
n
1. the act of forbearing
2. self-control; patience
3. (Law) law abstention from or postponement of the enforcement of a legal right, esp by a creditor allowing his debtor time to pay

for•bear•ance

(fɔrˈbɛər əns)

n.
1. the act of forbearing; a refraining from taking action.
2. forbearing conduct or quality; patient endurance; self-control.
3. an abstaining from the enforcement of a right, esp. a creditor's granting of more time to repay a debt.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forbearance - good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetenceforbearance - good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
good nature - a cheerful, obliging disposition
2.forbearance - a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting; "his forbearance to reply was alarming"
delay, holdup - the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

forbearance

forbearance

noun
1. The capacity of enduring hardship or inconvenience without complaint:
2. Forbearing or lenient treatment:
Translations
صَبْر، طول أناة، إحْتِمال
trpělivost
langmodighedtålmodighed
umburîarlyndi
atturībaiecietība

forbearance

[fɔːˈbɛərəns] Npaciencia f

forbearance

[fɔːrˈbɛərəns] npatience f

forbearance

nNachsicht f

forbearance

[fɔːˈbɛərns] npazienza, tolleranza

forˈbearance

(fəˈbeərəns) noun
patience; control of temper. She showed great forbearance.
forˈbearing adjective
patient. a patient and forbearing friend.
References in classic literature ?
If otherwise, act with caution and forebearance, and convince them that you come as friends."
"Forebearance is necessary for the country to progress.
(7.) US Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, "Deferment and Forebearance," https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/deferment-forbearance.
"Nurses have to have compassion, forebearance, toleration and all the things that make up the word charity," he said.
Deferred Amounts (Negative): Non-interest bearing principal forebearance amounts totaling $21.2 million (7.1%) of the unpaid principal balance are outstanding on 476 loans.
Requiring some amount ofbook value of equity relative to assets doesn't work for several reasons: asset loss recognition by supervisors is often delayed on purpose (a practice known as forebearance); risk weighting of assets at the time of origination is manipulated by banks to exaggerate their capital ratios; and--most importantly--banks are service companies, not balance sheets: their economic value reflects forecastable changes in their cash flows, not their tangible net worth.
TRAIN amends the tax code by changing the interest rate from 20 percent per annum to 'double the legal interest rate for loans or forebearance of any money in the absence of an express stipulation as set by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas [BSP].' In a circular issued by the BSP in 2013, the legal rate of interests for loans or forebearances of money, goods, or credit, and for judgment awards, has been lowered to 6 percent per annum, from 12 percent per annum.
You argue that Navient was moving struggling borrowers into forebearance, rather than income-driven repayment plans.
8:20) where Noah expresses his gratitude and the rainbow (9:1217) as a symbol of God's future forebearance. (9)
Lanigan has clearly had to exercise some patience with this Paco Boy gelding but his forebearance can now bear fruit again.
A subsequent Wade-Davis manifesto sneered at the president's "dictation of his political ambition," berated the veto as a "stupid outrage on the legislative authority of the people," warned that Lincoln had "presumed on the forebearance which the supporters of his Administration had so long practiced," and bluntly told the president of the United States to "confine himself to his executive duties."
In terms of litigating against DOMA--which I had long dreamed GLAD would have the opportunity to do--timing was critical and that meant a certain amount of forebearance. We began hearing from married couples who were harmed by the federal disrespect prong of DOMA starting with the first month of marriage in May 2004.