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English translation of 'faveur'

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faveur

[favœʀ ]
feminine noun
1.  favour (Brit)favor (USA)
J’ai une faveur à te demander. I’ve got a favour to ask you.
traitement de faveur preferential treatment
2.  (dans les locutions suivantes)
à la faveur de [nuit] under cover of; (grâce à) thanks to
en faveur de in favour of (Brit)in favor of (USA)
faveurs plural feminine noun
s’attirer les faveurs de qn to find favour with sb (Brit)to find favor with sb (USA)

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Example Sentences Including 'faveur'

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A Maironnes, les enfants du village se disputaient cette faveur.
Arnaud, Georges-Jean Les moulins à nuages
Apparemment, son emploi du temps type plaide en sa faveur.
Léauthier, André & Ploquin, Frédéric Les flics, 120 000 inconnus
Au Sénat la droite RPR-UDF-DL a voté en faveur du projet de loi alors que la gauche PS-PCF s'est prononcée contre.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Au départ, je refusais l'idée de discrimination positive en faveur des femmes.
Marie Claire
Entre 16h00 et 17h00 16h50 Amiens Le conseil régional de Picardie annonce une aide de 30. 000 euros " en faveur des victimes ".
Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Mais vous, si vous le désirez, vous pourriez demander une faveur à Osiris et découvrir la tour soeur..
Grainville, Patrick Les anges et les faucons

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'faveur' in Other Languages

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

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