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  1. favouredadjective

    Treated or regarded with partiality.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Favouredparticipial adj.

    Etymology: from favour.

    Oft with some favour’d traveller they stray,
    And shine before him all the desert way. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

    Of her there bred
    A thousand young ones, which she daily fed;
    Sucking upon her poisonous dugs, each one
    Of sundry shape, yet all ill-favoured. Fairy Queen, b. i.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of favoured in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of favoured in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of favoured in a Sentence

  1. Markus Huber:

    If this situation where a risk-off approach by investors is favoured drags on, markets are running the risk that the recent positive sentiment derived from the QE announcement will fade more and more into the background.

  2. Belinda Clur:

    The traditional shopping centre model is turning on its head, creative, niche, differentiated store types now seem preferred to replicated options and smaller, focused formats seem favoured over large, cumbersome alternatives.

  3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Those whom fortune has never favoured are more joyful than those whom she has deserted.

  4. Flavien Neuvy:

    But the lack of taxis at certain hours has probably favoured Uber in France, and it's true that car sharing has developed most of all in France over long distances, where there are no cheap buses running.

  5. French President Francois Hollande:

    Unfortunately the information we have ... confirms to us that the plane came down and is lost, no hypothesis can be ruled out, nor can any be favoured over another.

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    be present or associated with an event or entity
    • A. acclaim
    • B. accompany
    • C. signify
    • D. embark

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