Definition of 'forbearance'
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Whether a boss shows forbearance will depend on the company and the individuals involved. Times, Sunday Times (2009)At first, the small group showed forbearance. Christianity Today (2000)By loosening capital requirements and pursuing regulatory forbearance, regulators hide the problem of an insolvent bank and hope that the situation will improve. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)It is personal and individualistic; a game of great skill and courage, of patience and forbearance. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)We have, as a nation, taken the news of our impending doom with implacable calm and forbearance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)R3, the insolvency body, warned that many businesses were being kept alive by the forbearance of banks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Overall, companies' balance sheets are in good health and banks are showing considerable forbearance in rolling over loans to businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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