Translation of "favour" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun UK US favor uk /ˈfeɪ·vər/

B1 something that you do to help someone

Could you do me a favour, please?
be in favour of something

to agree with a plan or idea

estar a favor de algo
Most people are in favour of reducing traffic in cities.
verb UK US favor uk /ˈfeɪ·vər/ us /ˈfeɪ·vər/

to choose or prefer one possibility

These are the running shoes favoured by marathon runners.

to act unfairly by treating one person better than another

She always felt that her parents favoured her brother.

(Translation of “favour” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)



a kind action

Will you do me a favour and lend me your car?

kindness or approval

She looked on him with great favour.

preference or too much kindness

By doing that he showed favour to the other side.

a state of being approved of

a favor de
He was very much in favour with the Prime Minister.
favourable adjective ( favorable)

showing approval

Was her reaction favourable?

helpful or advantageous

favorable, propicio
a favourable wind.
favourably adverb ( favorably)

favourite adjective ( favorite)

best-liked; preferred

favorito, preferido
His favourite city is Paris.
favouritism noun ( favoritism)

preferring or supporting one person etc more than another

The teacher was accused of favouritism towards certain students.
in favour of ( in favor of)

in support of

a favor de
I am in favour of a higher tax on cigarettes.
in one’s favour ( in one’s favor)

to one’s benefit or advantage

a favor de alguien
The wind was in our favour.
favour, noun, ends in -our.The adjective favourable is also spelt with -our-.

(Translation of “favour” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)