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verb [transitive] favour pronunciation in British English /ˈfeɪvə(r)/
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present tense
present participlefavouring
past tensefavoured
past participlefavoured
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  1. 1
    to support an idea and believe that it is better than other ideas that have been suggested
    The report strongly favours reform of the electoral system.
  2. 3
    to make a situation easier or better for someone or something
    The wet conditions favoured the home team.

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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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