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favour

noun (KIND ACT) UK (US favor)     /ˈfeɪ.vər/ US  /-vɚ/
B1 [C] a kind action that you do for someone: She rang up to ask me a favour. Could you do me a favour - would you feed my cat this weekend?Helping and co-operating [C usually plural] an advantage that you give to someone, such as money or a good job, especially when this is unfair: Several politicians were accused of dispensing favours to people who voted for them.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
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