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adjective UK (US favorable) uk   /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.B2 making you support or approve of someone or something: She made a very favourable impression on us.C2 giving you an advantage or more chance of success: favourable weather conditions Note: opposite unfavourable
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adverb UK (US favorably) uk   us   /-bli/
Our products compare favourably with (= are as good as, or better than) all the leading brands.
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