favourable

US favorable

/ (ˈfeɪvərəbəl, ˈfeɪvrə-) /

adjective

advantageous, encouraging, or promising
giving consent

Nearby words

  1. favorite,
  2. favorite son,
  3. favoritism,
  4. favosite,
  5. favour,
  6. favourable pressure gradient,
  7. favourite,
  8. favouritism,
  9. favours,
  10. favous

Derived Formsfavourableness or US favorableness, nounfavourably or US favorably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for favourable

favourable

adj.

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

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