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Reaction to the plan has been generally favourable.
The documentary did not portray him in a favourable light.
Most senior staff were favourable to the idea.
They decided to delay the trip until conditions were more favourable.
Part-time workers should not receive less favourable treatment than full-timers.
Government policies were overwhelmingly favourable to employers.
American reviewers have compared him favourably with John Irving.
This is the British English definition of favourable. View American English definition of favourable.
feeling or showing happiness
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