Definition of 'favour'
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This must have been them returning the favour. The Sun (2016)She has been impeached for allegedly accepting multimillionpound bungs in return for political favours. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Just 15 % of businesses favour the certainty of a swift deal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When favours all go one way, it can test any relationship. The Sun (2017)He won over course and distance on testing ground in February and gets his favoured conditions today. The Sun (2017)Regular savings accounts This is the plain vanilla option and the one most favoured by parents and grandparents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not all will find favour. The Sun (2016)This may mean accepting one, only to turn down that employer in favour of another when a better offer comes along. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps you might return the favour and make her happy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It rejected a host of tentative offers for the business in favour of selling individual stores. The Sun (2009)This could work in your favour as the people who matter will see how versatile you are. The Sun (2015)Now do the nation a favour and show your own bottle in a similar way. The Sun (2008)Mothers are more likely than fathers to favour school uniforms. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They broadly said that they favoured the cheaper ones. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Which way works best when asking for a favour? The Sun (2015)The ground has come in her favour and she is bred to stay the mile. The Sun (2016)Slowly the thriller imagery subsided in favour of something more profound. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can return the favour another time. The Sun (2016)Stansted had voted by nine to one in favour of industrial action. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were quizzed on suspicion of entertaining cops to win favours. The Sun (2016)Its failure to find favour with a publisher will no doubt excite schadenfreude in a few hearts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet on the day the muddy conditions favoured the away team. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Perhaps she hopes to return the favour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The playing field is skewed in favour of people who can call on parental assistance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Did they really think it would make him change the law to favour fathers in custody battles? The Sun (2006)Within hours it emerged that his favoured ice-cream flavour had ceased to be. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Because people admire them they can call in favours that money couldn't buy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's refreshing to see two minted footballers favouring campsites to luxurious destinations. The Sun (2010)
Trends of 'favour'
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Translations for 'favour'
British English: favour /ˈfeɪvə/ NOUN
If you regard something or someone with favour, you like or support them.
The changes found favour with most people.
- American English: favor
- 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
- European Portuguese: favor
- Romanian: favoare
- Russian: благосклонность
- Spanish: favor
- Swedish: tjänst hjälp
- Thai: ความชื่นชอบ
- Turkish: yardım
- Ukrainian: прихильність
- Vietnamese: sự quý mến
Definition of favour from the Collins English Dictionary
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