favoured


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favoured

adjective
1. preferred, special, chosen, favourite, selected, recommended, pet, of choice, singled out, best-liked, fave (informal) The favoured candidate will emerge soon.
2. privileged, advantaged, lucky, blessed, elite, fortunate, jammy (Brit. slang) They think of us as favoured beings.
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favoured

favored (US) [ˈfeɪvəd] ADJ [person, object] → favorito, preferido
Biarritz was their favoured resortBiarritz era su lugar de vacaciones favorito or preferido
the favoured method isel método preferido es ...
one of the favoured fewuno de los pocos afortunados
most favoured nation treatmenttrato m de nación más favorecida

favoured

[ˈfeɪvərd] (British) favored (US) adj
(= likely to prevail) [candidate, successor] → favori(e)
[preferred, son, daughter, pupil] → préféré(e), favori(te); [client, customer] → privilégié(e)

favoured

, (US) favored
adj a favoured feweinige (wenige) Auserwählte; a favoured friendein besonderer Freund

favoured

favored (Am) [ˈfeɪvəd] adjfavorito/a
the favoured few → i pochi privilegiati
References in periodicals archive ?
He Says (what means): "And thus We have tried some of them through others that they [i.e., the disbelievers] might say, 'Is it these whom Allah has favoured among us?' Is not Allah most knowing of those who are grateful?" [Qur'an 6: 53] lAllah has classified people into being either grateful or ungrateful; the worst matter in the scale of Allah is ingratitude whilst the dearest things to Him are gratitude and the grateful.
According to the poll conducted by Gallup Pakistan in NA-122 in September, out of the sample who was surveyed, 36% favoured PTI, while 51% favoured PML-N.
About the rating of national institutions in terms of efficiency and performance, 89 per cent favoured the army, 80 per cent went with the media, 66 per cent with government schools, 63 per cent expressed their preference for the judiciary, 61 per cent for government hospitals, and only 29 per cent favoured the police.
Americans were split on which segment of society is favored by President Obama's policies with almost twenty-one percent saying that his policies favoured the rich, while 22 percent said that they favored the middle class.
The Globe was strongly in favour, having argued in a December 22, 2004 editorial that, "Muslims can be trusted with the same rights and duties that others have." The Toronto Star, attempting to offend neither its ethnic nor its feminist constituencies, mildly favoured Sharia, while citing the "natural tensions" that exist between the propositions that all citizens are equal and the majority should respect the rights of
Of those surveyed, 68% favoured the continuation of a monarchy, while 22% favoured a republic.