Meaning of in favour in English:

in favour

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  • Meeting with approval.

    ‘they were not in favour with the party’
    • ‘Other sites currently out of favour in my head are ones that were firm favourites three or six or twelve months ago.’
    • ‘The latter may not be in favour currently, but he surely doesn't deserve a punishment like that!’
    • ‘That means the representatives of the vast majority of the population are in favour.’
    • ‘Therefore, value investors are on the lookout for companies that are currently out of favour with the market, but may stage a comeback.’
    • ‘But he was unable to reproduce that scintillating form last season and has found himself out of favour for part of the current campaign.’
    • ‘It has gone in and out of favour and it now seems to be back in favour.’
    • ‘Despite the lip service paid to his skill, his work appears to have fallen out of favour with big-screen film-makers in recent years.’
    • ‘Its use as fuel, though, fell out of favour when cheap and plentiful petroleum began flowing into North America.’
    • ‘Dairy produce has been in and out of favour for decades.’
    • ‘Is it a surprise that a player out of favour with his international coach would seek to reinforce his self-belief any way he could?’
    popular, well liked, liked, favoured, well received, approved, admired, accepted, welcome, sought-after, in demand, desired, wanted
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