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Reaction to the plan has been generally favorable.
The general was portrayed in a more favorable light in a recent study be the U.S. Defense Department.
Most senior staff were favorable to the idea.
They decided to delay the trip until conditions were more favorable.
Part-time workers should not receive less favorable treatment than full-timers.
Government policies were overwhelmingly favorable to employees.
American reviewers have compared him favorably with John Irving
I believe we were favorably impressed with one another.
This is the American English definition of favorable. View British English definition of favorable.
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