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Favour

Meanings and phrases

favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an act of gracious kindness; favor
  2. an advantage to the benefit of someone or something; favor
  3. an inclination to approve; favor
  4. a feeling of favorable regard; favor
  5. souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party; party favor; party favour; favor

favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. consider as the favorite; favor
  2. treat gently or carefully; favor
  3. promote over another; prefer; favor
  4. bestow a privilege upon; privilege; favor

court favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. seek favor by fawning or flattery; curry favor; curry favour; court favor

curry favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. seek favor by fawning or flattery; curry favor; court favor; court favour

party favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party; party favor; favor; favour

voted in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Five Australian Democrats senators voted in favour.
  • The vestry meeting had voted in favour, 69 to 3.
  • All 46 delegates voted in favour of Suker's candidature.

ruled in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The court ruled in favour of the prosecution on all counts.
  • The Court ruled in favour of the African Football Governing body.
  • The High Court ruled in favour of the hospital on 20 February 2018.

vote in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He did eventually participate in the 1997 campaign that led to a narrow vote in favour.
  • Viewers cast their vote in favour of the contestants they would like to save from eviction.
  • John Efford, a cabinet minister who recently opposed SSM decided to vote in favour of C-38.

abandoned in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, in later years this was abandoned in favour of String Theory.
  • Therefore, this theory was very soon abandoned in favour of other explanations.
  • Recently, the V configuration has been abandoned in favour of straight engines.

dropped in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Following the Bolton match he was dropped in favour of Sørensen.
  • Jamie Mallender and Rolf Munkes were dropped in favour of Magnus Rosen and Dario Mollo.
  • He played in the first seven games before being dropped in favour of Kidd, who took over for the next eight games.

votes in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The resolution was adopted with 140 votes in favour and 11 abstentions.
  • It passed with 261 votes in favour, 22 votes against and 16 abstentions.
  • On 5 August, Yingluck was elected prime minister with 296 votes in favour.

voting in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another constitutional referendum was held in 1968, with 92% voting in favour.
  • However, in 1972 he was dismissed by Wilson for voting in favour of entry into the Common Market.
  • A referendum in March had resulted in a large majority (81%) voting in favour of replacing the sultanate with a republic.

found in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In July 2009, a British court found in favour of Asda.
  • The council found in favour of Bernard and their judgment was confirmed by the pope.

royal favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By late 1053 Ealdred was once more in royal favour.
  • The fifth Earl of Crawford rose high in royal favour.
  • He submitted to the King and was restored to royal favour.

decided in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He decided in favour of Innocent II.
  • The arbitrators of the case, by a majority, decided in favour of Mercator.
  • Although the legal case took nine years to resolve, it was decided in favour of Baron Clinton.

argued in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With "comparative advantage" Ricardo argued in favour of industry specialisation and free trade.
  • Tupper argued in favour of a strong central government as a second best to a pure legislative union.
  • He also argued in favour of a law establishing the general maximum, thus introducing price controls.
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