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verb [transitive] favor pronunciation in American English /ˈfeɪvər/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlefavoring
past tensefavored
past participlefavored
  1. 1
    to support an idea and believe that it is better than other ideas that have been suggested
    The report strongly favors reform of the electoral system.
  2. 4
    informal to look like one of your parents or an older relative
    Wouldn’t you say he favors his mother?

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… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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