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Adjective
Preferred or recommended
“He is the president's favoured candidate for prime minister.”
Adjective
Arousing or likely to arouse envy
“They think of us as favoured beings.”
Adjective
(of a person) Liked or admired by the majority of people
Adjective
Cherished or regarded with deep affection
Adjective
In common use
Adjective
Of or relating to the showing or giving of preference
Adjective
Better than some other option
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Adjective
Pertaining to an endowment, as with an endowed chair at a university
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Auspicious or favorable
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Verb
To have picked one option over another
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Well received
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To have invested in or provided financial assistance
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To have made a living for the benefit of others
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Past tense for to have a preference for
“Renee tends to favour dark clothes to match her usual mood.”
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Past tense for to advocate or show support or approval of
“It does appear that the agriculture regional commissioners appear to favour reform.”
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Past tense for to work to the advantage of
“The forest area is shady and the soil is damp, conditions that favour the growth of trees.”
Verb
Past tense for 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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Past tense for 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.”
Verb
Past tense for to resemble or look like, especially a parent or relative
“She's pretty, and she favours her mother.”
Noun
The best or most desirable among a category, kind or class
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