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English definition of “favourable”

favourable

adjective UK (US favorable)     /ˈfeɪ.vər.ə.bl̩/ US  /-vɚ-/
B2 showing that you like or approve of someone or something: We have had a favourable response to the plan so far.Showing respect and admiration B2 making you support or approve of someone or something: She made a very favourable impression on us.Admirable and admired C2 giving you an advantage or more chance of success: favourable weather conditions Note: opposite unfavourableUseful or advantageous favourably UK (US favorably)     /-bli/ adverb Our products compare favourably with (= are as good as, or better than) all the leading brands.Extremely good
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