favourite son Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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favourite sonnoun [S]

UK (US favorite son) uk   us  
a ​famousperson, ​especially a ​politician, who is ​supported and ​praised by ​people in the ​area they come from
(Definition of favourite son from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “favourite son”
in Chinese (Simplified) 故乡的骄子(尤指政治家)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 故鄉的驕子(尤指政治家)…
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