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favourable

(ˈfeɪvərəbəl; ˈfeɪvrə-) or

favorable

adj
1. advantageous, encouraging, or promising
2. giving consent
ˈfavourableness, ˈfavorableness n
ˈfavourably, favorably adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.favourable - encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
affirmative, affirmatory - affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"
complimentary - conveying or resembling a compliment; "a complimentary remark"
good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"
2.favourable - (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate; "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"
propitious - presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success; "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration"
3.favourable - occurring at a convenient or suitable time; "an opportune time to receive guests"
convenient - suited to your comfort or purpose or needs; "a convenient excuse for not going"
4.favourable - presaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
propitious - presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success; "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration"

favourable

Translations
مُشَجِّع، مُؤَيِّدمُلائِم، مُناسِب، مُريح
příznivývýhodný
gunstighjælpsomimødekommendepositiv
hagstæîurjákvæîur
priaznivý

favourable

favorable (US) [ˈfeɪvərəbl] ADJ [report] → favorable (to para) [conditions, weather] → propicio, favorable
to show sb in a favourable lightdar una buena imagen de algn

favourable

[ˈfeɪvərəbəl] (British) favorable (US) adj
(indicating agreement, approval) [reaction, response, comment, review] → favorable
to be favourable to sth (= in agreement with) → être favorable à qch
(= advantageous) [terms, conditions] → avantageux/euse; [treatment] → bon(ne); [price] → avantageux/euse
to make a favourable impression on sb → faire bonne impression sur qn
to be favourable to sth (= advantageous for) → être favorable à qch
to be favourable to sb (= advantageous for) → être favorable à qn

favourable

, (US) favorable
adj
(= positive) response, reactionpositiv; opinion, review, impressionpositiv, günstig; I haven’t heard one favourable opinion on itich habe noch keine einzige positive Meinung dazu gehört; her request met with a favourable responseihre Bitte stieß auf Zustimmung; most people were favourable to the ideadie meisten Leute standen der Idee positiv gegenüber; she got a favourable mention in the reportsie wurde in dem Bericht lobend erwähnt
(= beneficial) terms, position, dealgünstig, vorteilhaft; comparisonvorteilhaft; moodpositiv; climate, weather, conditionsgünstig (to für); to be given favourable treatmentbevorzugt behandelt werden; to show something in a favourable lightetw in einem günstigen Licht zeigen; an atmosphere favourable to expansionein günstiges Klima für Expansion; on favourable termszu günstigen Bedingungen; conditions are favourable for developmentfür die Entwicklung herrschen günstige Bedingungen

favourable

favorable (Am) [ˈfeɪvrəbl] adj favourable (to sb/sth, for doing sth)favorevole (a qn/qc, a fare qc)

favour

(American) favor (ˈfeivə) noun
1. a kind action. Will you do me a favour and lend me your car?
2. kindness or approval. She looked on him with great favour.
3. preference or too much kindness. By doing that he showed favour to the other side.
4. a state of being approved of. He was very much in favour with the Prime Minister.
verb
to support or show preference for. Which side do you favour?
ˈfavourable adjective , (American) favorable
1. showing approval. Was her reaction favourable or unfavourable?
2. helpful or advantageous. a favourable wind.
ˈfavourably , (American) favorably adverb
ˈfavourite (-rit) , (American) favorite adjective
best-liked; preferred. his favourite city.
noun
a person or thing that one likes best. Of all her paintings that is my favourite.
ˈfavouritism (-ri-) , (American) favoritism noun
preferring or supporting one person etc more than another. I can't be accused of favouritism – I voted for everyone!
in favour of
in support of. I am in favour of higher pay.
in one's favour
to one's benefit or advantage. The wind was in our favour.

favour, noun, ends in -our.
The adjective favourable is also spelt with -our-.
References in classic literature ?
It was so soft and unexcited and appreciative gave a favourable interpretation to everything.
We improved this favourable opportunity, and departed, leaving them to take their rest, and speedily directed our course towards our old camp, but found it plundered, and the company dispersed and gone home.
As most of these old Custom-House officers had good traits, and as my position in reference to them, being paternal and protective, was favourable to the growth of friendly sentiments, I soon grew to like them all.
He quitted the militia and engaged in trade, having brothers already established in a good way in London, which afforded him a favourable opening.
They were, of course, very anxious to see a person on whom so much of their comfort at Barton must depend; and the elegance of her appearance was favourable to their wishes.
Rochester has, on the whole, had a favourable day for his journey.
The doctor, on examining the case for himself, spoke hopefully to him of its having a favourable termination, if we could only preserve around her perfect and constant tranquillity.
Murdstone; 'but he is not generally favourable, I believe.
My opinion of those accessories was not favourable.
Instead of arguments for confession, he could now feel the presence of nothing but its evil consequences: the old dread of disgrace came back--the old shrinking from the thought of raising a hopeless barrier between himself and Nancy-- the old disposition to rely on chances which might be favourable to him, and save him from betrayal.
After that the two kings quarrelled more and more, and I weighed them both in my balance, for I would know which was the most favourable to me.
My sleeplessness while Nicolete slept had not been all ecstasy, for I had come to a bitter resolution; and next morning, when we were once more on our way, I took a favourable opportunity of conveying it to Nicolete.