Hindi translation of 'favour'
favour [ Am favor]Word forms: favours, favouring, favoured /ˈfeɪvə ˈफ़ेइव़अ/
Word forms: favours, favouring, favoured
1. uncountable noun
If you regard something or someone with favour, you like or support them.
The changes found favour with most people.
2. countable noun
If you ask someone to do a favour for you, you ask them to do something which will help you.
Can you do me a favour?
3. transitive verb
If you favour something, you prefer it to the other choices available.
We favour shopping centres in this country.
favoured by someone
strongly/heavily/clearly favour something
traditionally/increasingly favour something
favour a candidate/approach/option
4. transitive verb
If you favour someone, you treat them better than you treat other people.
My brother felt that my mum favoured me.
If you are in favour of something, you think that it is a good thing.
के पक्ष में
I am in favour of tax cuts.
in favour of something
in favour of a motion/resolution/proposal/action
in favour of a strike/marriage/ban/merger
If one thing is rejected in favour of another, the second thing is done or chosen instead of the first.
के स्थान पर
Ordinary machines were scrapped in favour of computers.
If someone makes a judgement in your favour, they say that you are right.
के पक्ष में
The judge ruled in their favour.
If something is in your favour, it helps you or gives you an advantage.
The media were in favour of Mr Blair.
If someone or something is in favour, people like or support them. If they are out of favour, people no longer like or support them.
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Example Sentences Including 'favour'
His motivation might even have been partly the hope that success might win him some favour with Jane again.LOST SUMMER (2002)
Maybe Carol Jordan could do her career another favour , aside from Radecki.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
I haven't always shacked up in a grace and favour corner of Jett's house, you know.DEAD BEAT (2002)
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'favour' in Other Languages
- Arabic: رِضاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: favor
- Chinese: 宠爱
- Croatian: usluga
- Czech: přízeň
- Danish: tjeneste
- Dutch: instemming
- European Spanish: favor
- Finnish: suosio
- French: faveur appréciation
- German: Gefallen
- Greek: εύνοια
- Italian: favore
- Japanese: 賛成
- Korean: 호의
- Norwegian: tjeneste
- Polish: przysługa
- Portuguese: favor
- Romanian: favoare favoruri
- Russian: благосклонность
- Spanish: favor
- Swedish: tjänst hjälp
- Thai: ความชื่นชอบ
- Turkish: yardım
- Ukrainian: прихильність
- Vietnamese: sự quý mến
Translation of favour from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary