\tˌɒləɹˈe͡ɪʃən ˈakt], \tˌɒləɹˈeɪʃən ˈakt], \t_ˌɒ_l_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n ˈa_k_t]\
Definitions of TOLERATION ACT
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1 William and Mary, exempted those taking the new oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and making the required declaration against popery, from the penalties incurred by absence from church and by holding unlawful conventicles ; allowed Quakers to make affirmation in certain cases ; but did not relax the provisions of the Corporation and Test Acts. Those who denied the doctrine of the Trinity were excluded from its operation.
By Henry Percy Smith
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- A genus of small tapeworms birds and mammals. A genus of Cestoda or tapeworms. A cestode worm order Cyclophyllideae, family Hymenolepinidae, genus Hymenolepis. includes several genera, such as H. Diminuta, occasionally infesting children, and Nana, or the dwarf tapeworm of children. Flavopuncta. See Taenia flavopuncta, under tenia.