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An act of kindness beyond what is due or usual
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“I've come to ask for a favour.”
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Overgenerous preferential treatment
“He simultaneously displayed his hostility toward a consciousness that had become technological and his favour toward that which remained unconscious.”
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Approval, support, or liking for someone or something
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“The theory, initially a popular topic of research, quickly lost favour with the introduction of quantum mechanics.”
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The state or condition of being liked, admired, or supported by many people
“Glam rock would rapidly fall out of favour as soon as the grunge movement arrived on the scene.”
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Backing or support received from, or provided by, someone
“Serve our leader well and you shall receive his favour.”
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A small item given as a gift, typically to guests at a party
“At the holiday dinner, the hosts had set a favour by each place setting.”
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Something given or worn as a mark of liking or support
“The only favour she had actually given him was cuff-links decorated with tiny cameos of herself, hardly the sort of thing he could wear to the Café Royal.”
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A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
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The state of being merciful
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A beneficial thing for which one is grateful
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One's own self-interest
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A favorable inclination or enthusiasm for something
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The interest, benefit, or wellbeing of someone or something
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What one is known for
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A prayer asking for divine blessing
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Favour shown to one person or thing over another or others
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Politeness, good manners
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Something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
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A special right or advantage, granted or available only to a particular person or group
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A percentage of an amount of money taken by a third-party as a bribe, as part of an unlawful enterprise, or as a commission from the pot of a casino game
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The action of distributing or supplying something
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A thing serving as a visible or tangible representation of a fact, quality, feeling, etc
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The action or faculty of remembering something learned or experienced
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That which has been chosen, or can potentially be chosen, among a variety of choices
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To have a preference for
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“Renee tends to favour dark clothes to match her usual mood.”
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To advocate or show support or approval of
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“It does appear that the agriculture regional commissioners appear to favour reform.”
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To work to the advantage of
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“The forest area is shady and the soil is damp, conditions that favour the growth of trees.”
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To endow with a quality, ability, or asset
“After six lances were broken against the Prince, he was sure the gods would favour him with a victory as he rode clutching his seventh lance.”
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To be obliging or show beneficence toward
“The singer was at the party only as a guest, but was kind enough to favour us with an entertaining ditty.”
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To resemble or look like, especially a parent or relative
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“She's pretty, and she favours her mother.”
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To enjoy or like something
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To consider or regard somebody or something as
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To trust or accept as truth
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To pick one option over another
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(clausal, followed by for or about) To place an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
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(delight in) Take great pleasure in
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To honor or favor
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To enhance the value of something, or to make more efficient
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To endow with a quality, ability, or asset
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Feel favourably disposed towards someone or something
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To make a false show or pretence of
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To delight, or to give pleasure or satisfaction to
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Do something in such a way as to emphasize that one clearly regards it as below one's dignity or level of importance
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Treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that betrays a feeling of superiority
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To provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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Make an unjust or prejudicial distinction in the treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, sex, or age
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To promote the development of
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To supply or distribute for use
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Adjective
Making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible
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