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English definition of “savour of sth”

savour of sth

formal
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with savour UK (US savor)   /ˈseɪ.vər/ us    /-vɚ/
to have particular characteristics or qualities that make people think of something, especially something unpleasant: His behaviour does rather savour of hypocrisy.Conditions and characteristics
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