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verb [transitive] computing     favourite pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlefavouriting
past tensefavourited
past participlefavourited
  1. 1
    to mark something as a favourite on a social media site to show that you like it or agree with it

    The tweet has been favorited over 120,000 times.

  2. 2
    to mark a website or an item on a website so you can find it easily again

    You can favourite blog posts, articles, and other nuggets of info.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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