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phrasal verb [transitive] mainly literary
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfavor with
he/she/itfavors with
present participlefavoring with
past tensefavored with
past participlefavored with
  1. favor someone with something to give someone something such as a look, smile, or answer to a question

    Peter sat back down, favoring Simone with a broad smile.

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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