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  • n. Plural form of favourite.

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Examples

  • Indeed, Paul Weaver is taking a break from the Formula One circuit to bring us live coverage of the big match between Somerset and the title favourites Nottinghamshire down in Taunton.

    County cricket - as it happened!

  • Tilke's twisty 3.5-mile Yas Marina circuit ensured a race of frustration for the title favourites and a distinct deficit in entertainment for all but Vettel's nearest and dearest.

    Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull crowned Formula One champion in Abu Dhabi

  • Ben Foden insists England should wear the title favourites badge with pride heading into Saturday's RBS 6 Nations showdown with Italy at Twickenham.

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  • West Brom boss Roy Hodgson was left feeling "deja vu" after watching his side trouble one of the title favourites before conceding a late goal.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • While Ajax are more familiar with this tournament than a United side contesting it for the first time since 1995, Sir Alex Ferguson's men are among the title favourites and will be confident of making it past their youthful opponents.

    BBC News - Home

  • Much had been envisaged of Middlesbrough and Ipswich, the latter being tipped by many as one of the title favourites prior to the season kicking-off.

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  • Rea enters his second season of World Superbike racing with Ten Kate Honda this year, the Northern Irishman among the title favourites after winning twice and finishing fifth overall during his maiden campaign.

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  • With Chelsea subsequently defeating Wolves at Molineux, United have fallen four points adrift of the title favourites and desperately need to make up some lost ground quickly.

    ESPNsoccernet

  • Liverpool, having begun the campaign among the title favourites, finished a disappointing seventh in the Barclays Premier League and were eliminated from the Champions League at the group stage.

    TEAMtalk Football News

  • Both teams have a win and a loss in the new season, though there can be no argument it was the Reds 'week two response that was the most impressive as they put the title favourites to the sword with a bonus point-clinching victory.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

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