favorable

[ fey-ver-uh-buh l, feyv-ruh- ]
/ ˈfeɪ vər ə bəl, ˈfeɪv rə- /

adjective

characterized by approval or support; positive: a favorable report.
creating or winning favor; pleasing: to make a favorable impression.
affording advantage, opportunity, or convenience; advantageous: a favorable position.
(of an answer) granting what is desired.
boding well; propitious: The signs are favorable for a new start.

Origin of favorable

1300–50; Middle English < Anglo-French, Middle French < Latin favōrābilis. See favor, -able

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