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adjective favorable pronunciation in American English /ˈfeɪv(ə)rəb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    showing that someone likes or approves of someone or something
    Reaction to the plan has been generally favorable.
    in a favorable light: The general was portrayed in a more favorable light in a recent study be the U.S. Defense Department.
    favorable to: Most senior staff were favorable to the idea.
  2. 2
    giving someone or something an advantage or a benefit
    They decided to delay the trip until conditions were more favorable.
    Part-time workers should not receive less favorable treatment than full-timers.
    favorable to: Government policies were overwhelmingly favorable to employees.
    1. a.
      a favorable price is inexpensive or reasonable
      We are offering very favorable terms to our regular customers.
  3. 3
    showing that something good is likely to happen
    a favorable weather forecast
    Analysts said the outlook was favorable after stocks closed on Friday.
  4. 4
    giving agreement to something
    We are hoping for a favorable reply from the committee.

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 favorable pronunciation in American English adverb
American reviewers have compared him favorably with John Irving
I believe we were favorably impressed with one another.

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