Meaning of favoured in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfeɪvəd/

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(US favored)
  • Preferred or recommended.

    ‘she was his favoured candidate’
    • ‘the most favoured destination of visitors to Canada’
    • ‘In other scenes, they are also shown holding hands and nose-kissing, the favored form of kissing in ancient Egypt.’
    • ‘Well, it seems I have adapted my daughter's favored method of coping.’
    • ‘At this point everyone urges a favored solution.’
    • ‘In this way, she enacted the role of the favored little girl, a role she had never been able to perform during her own childhood.’
    • ‘For favored employees, there are lavish perks and lots of opportunities for advancement.’