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favourable

adjective uk 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
adverb uk UK (US favorably)   /-bli/ us  
Our products compare favourably with (= are as good as, or better than) all the leading brands.Extremely good
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