German translation of 'favourable'
or favorable (US)
- (= positive)
⇒ her request met with a favourable response
ihre Bitte stieß auf Zustimmung
⇒ most people were favourable to the idea
die meisten Leute standen der Idee positiv gegenüber
- (= beneficial)
günstig (to für)
⇒ to show sth in a favourable light
etw in einem günstigen Licht zeigen
⇒ on favourable terms
zu günstigen Bedingungen
⇒ conditions are favourable for development
für die Entwicklung herrschen günstige Bedingungen
Example Sentences Including 'favourable'
The problem for the insurers was, as usual, to balance off favourable against unfavourable statistics in the setting of their rates.Doubtful Motives
But I doubted that there would ever be a favourable time for Thick and me to have this conversation.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
In 1936 we have every reason to suppose that even if we are sailing blind, our orders will be favourable.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
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Translation of favourable from the Collins English to German Dictionary