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- adv. In a favorable manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a favorable manner; with friendly disposition or indulgence; conveniently; advantageously.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. showing approval
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No one, really, but the subgroup with the biggest showing of support was Republican men -- 36 percent view the term favorably, 53 percent view it unfavorably.
Notably, self-identified conservatives do not look favorably upon "libertarian:" 35 percent of conservatives rate the term favorably, only 10-points higher than their rating of
“As Gen’l Lee has done me the honor to mention my name favorably in connection with the command of an Infy Corps,” explained Stuart, “is it not probably that he has reference to one of the Corps in this Army, where I am no doubt more favorably known than anywhere else.
Can you imagine viewing the vapid Palin favorably?
Seventy percent of Republicans questioned view Palin favorably, with just one in four holding a negative opinion.
The only politican I view favorably is Ron Paul ... he writes books AND does politics.
And by a 17 percentage-point spread, more see Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin favorably than unfavorably, unlike the narrow majority of voters already backing a candidate who dislike her.
For decades, it was prescribed: decide on a message, hold a press conference or distribute a press release, then hope some news outlets put your name favorably in print or on the air.
The Mercy will be a free-floating medical clinic for the Muslims of Indonesia, who remain favorably disposed to the United States — a direct and lasting result of the American tsunami aid delivered more than a year ago.
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