Definitions

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  • adj. Treated or regarded with partiality.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of favour.

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Examples

  • The dollar's descent has not been "disorderly," to use the phrase favoured by currency wonks.

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  • Delhi: It is not a label favoured by most actresses in tinseltown, but Sameera Reddy embraces the bombshell tag and says that she is not going to give up the

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  • Delhi, February 28: It is not a label favoured by most actresses in tinseltown, but Sameera Reddy embraces the bombshell tag and says that she is not going to give up the film festival aimed at bridging the ...

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  • Delhi, February 28: It is not a label favoured by most actresses in tinseltown, but Sameera Reddy embraces the bombshell tag and says that she is not going to give up the women directors Nandita Das and Leena Yadav.

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  • Dr. Joseph Noone, an expert on the clinical aspects of violent behaviour, says excited delirium is a term favoured by law enforcement officials and coroners even though it is not accepted as a medical or psychiatric diagnosis.

    Winnipeg Sun

  • It is a term favoured by people looking towards energy peak as an opportunity for positive change rather than an inevitable disaster.

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  • Ironically, McCain favoured normalizing relations with his former torturers in Vietnam which like Cuba remains a Communist country.

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  • Ejected from the 'champagne bar' (which looks like the kind of dull cabin favoured by Costa Coffee) for attempting to jump the patient queue that stretched down the platform, (in line for the shock of bubbly at £6 a glass), my friend and I repaired to the slightly queezy-sounding Baby Betjeman Bar.

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  • I believe Myanmar was the name favoured by the new ruling junta to break with the colonial past.

    Whatever happened to 'Myanmar'

  • Putting myself on autopilot, I used the time to get my head and my emotions under control and, by whatever means that came to hand such as manifesting total indifference towards anything that Haj happened to say dispel the notion that he and I might in some way be to employ a phrase favoured by our One-Day Course instructors mutually conscious.

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