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More likely than others to win; having a good chance of success: "I was the odds-on favorite to become the next president of the Ford Motor Company" (Lee Iacocca).
1. (Gambling, except Cards) (of a chance, horse, etc) rated at even money or less to win
2. regarded as more or most likely to win, succeed, happen, etc
being the one more or most likely to attain or achieve something: the odds-on favorite.
adj the odds-on favourite (Brit) or favorite (US) → der klare Favorit; she’s odds-on favourite (Brit) or favorite (US) for the job → sie hat die größten Aussichten, die Stelle zu bekommen; he has an odds-on chance (of winning) → er hat die besten (Gewinn)chancen