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favouriteadjective [before noun]

UK US favorite uk   /ˈfeɪ.vər.ɪt/ us   /ˈfeɪ.vər.ət/
A1 best liked or most enjoyed: "What's your favourite colour?" "Green." my favourite restaurant/book/song
least favourite
liked or enjoyed the least: Cleaning the toilets is my least favourite job.

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favouritenoun [C]

UK US favorite uk   /ˈfeɪ.vər.ɪt/ us   /ˈfeɪ.vər.ət/
B1 a thing that someone likes best or enjoys most: How clever of you to buy chocolate chip cookies - they're my favourites.
a person who is treated with special kindness by someone in authority: the teacher's favourite
C2 the person or animal most people expect to win a race or competition: Great Gold is the favourite in the 2.00 race at Epsom. [+ to infinitive] Brazil are favourites to win this year's World Cup.

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(Definition of favourite from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “favourite”
in Arabic مُفَضَّل…
in Korean 좋아하는…
in Portuguese favorito…
in Catalan preferit…
in Japanese 好きな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最喜欢的, 特别喜爱的…
in Turkish gözde, favori, çok beğenilen/tutulan…
in Russian любимый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最喜歡的, 特別喜愛的…
in Italian favorito, preferito…
in Polish ulubiony…
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“favourite” in British English

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