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noun [countable] British English pronunciation: favourite /ˈfeɪv(ə)rət/ 
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  1. 1
    the person or thing that you like the best

    The bacon sandwich is still a national favourite.

    My teddy bears were always my favourites.

    old favourite:

    Wuthering Heights is an old favourite with the Japanese.

  2. 2
    the person or animal that is expected to win a race or competition

    His horse started favourite for the 1988 Gold Cup.

    favourite to do something:

    Chelsea are 6–4 favourites to win the Premier League.

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