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British Dictionary definitions for favourable

favourable

US favorable

adjective
  1. advantageous, encouraging, or promising
  2. giving consent
Derived Formsfavourableness or US favorableness, nounfavourably or US favorably, adverb
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adj.

chiefly British English spelling of favorable; for spelling, see -or. Related: Favourably.

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