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Adv.1.favourably - showing approval; "he reviewed the play favorably"

favourably

adverb
1. positively, well, enthusiastically, helpfully, graciously, approvingly, agreeably, with approval, without prejudice, genially, with approbation, in a kindly manner, with cordiality He responded favourably to my suggestions.
2. advantageously, well, fortunately, conveniently, profitably, to your advantage, auspiciously, opportunely They are far more favourably placed than their opponents.
Translations
بِعَين الرِّضا، مُسْتَحْسِنا، موافِقا
příznivě
hjælpsomt
á hagstæîan hátt, í hag
priaznivo
lehindelehte

favourably

favorably (US) [ˈfeɪvərəblɪ] ADVfavorablemente

favourably

[ˈfeɪvərəbli] (British) favorably (US) adv [speak, review] → en termes favorables; [react] → favorablement
to compare favourably with sth → soutenir la comparaison avec qch
to be favourably disposed towards sb → être bien disposé(e) envers qn

favourably

, (US) favorably
adv
(= approvingly) respondpositiv; receive, regard, think, judgewohlwollend; he was favourably impressed by iter war davon sehr angetan; her application had impressed him very favourablyihre Bewerbung hatte ihn sehr beeindruckt; to look favourably (up)on somebody/somethingjdn/etw wohlwollend behandeln; to be favourably disposed or inclined to(wards) somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache gewogen sein (geh)
(= advantageously)günstig; to compare favourably (with something)im Vergleich (mit etw) gut abschneiden

favourably

favorably (Am) [ˈfeɪvrəblɪ] advfavorevolmente

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 ?
To acknowledge the kindness with which it has been received in all the principal towns of England through which the Show has passed, and where it has been most favourably noticed by the respected conductors of the public Press, and by the Nobility and Gentry.
Your lies doth he even believe when you lie favourably about him: for in its depths sigheth his heart: "What am
I have many things to compass: I must punish Frederica, and pretty severely too, for her application to Reginald; I must punish him for receiving it so favourably, and for the rest of his conduct.
The Tilneys, they, by whom, above all, she desired to be favourably thought of, outstripped even her wishes in the flattering measures by which their intimacy was to be continued.
The constitution of Carthage is now shifting from an aristocracy to an oligarchy, in consequence of an opinion which is favourably entertained by many, who think that the magistrates in the community ought not to be persons of family only, but of fortune also; as it is impossible for those who are in bad circumstances to support the dignity of their office, or to be at leisure to apply to public business.
The children of the poor are therefore allowed to "feel" from their earliest years, and they gain thereby a precocity and an early vivacity which contrast at first most favourably with the inert, undeveloped, and listless behaviour of the half-instructed youths of the Polygonal class; but when the latter have at last completed their University course, and are prepared to put their theory into practice, the change that comes over them may almost be described as a new birth, and in every art, science, and social pursuit they rapidly overtake and distance their Triangular competitors.
said Cedric, his features prepared to receive favourably the expected jest.
which was rarely and seldom the case) they themselves carried everything in cunning saddle-bags that were hardly seen on the horse's croup, as if it were something else of more importance, because, unless for some such reason, carrying saddle-bags was not very favourably regarded among knights-errant.
Her inquiries after her sister were not very favourably answered.
It is just possible, notwithstanding appearances to the contrary, that the interview might affect her favourably.
The report, with regard to the provincial breakdowns, said that the respondents from Sindh seemed to be least satisfied with overall quality of democracy, with only 32 percent of the respondents looking favourably upon it.
Among the public as a whole in the fallout from the pair's bust-up over extremism in schools, 16 per cent viewed Mrs May favourably and nine per cent Mr Gove.