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favour Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  2. noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season
  3. noun an advantage to the benefit of someone or something
    favor.
    • the outcome was in his favor
  4. noun souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party
    favor; party favor; party favour.
  5. noun an act of gracious kindness
    favor.
  6. verb treat gently or carefully
    favor.
  7. verb bestow a privilege upon
    privilege; favor.
  8. verb promote over another
    favor; prefer.
    • he favors his second daughter
  9. verb consider as the favorite
    favor.
    • The local team was favored
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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