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    Definition of favorable in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore favorableSUPmost favorableSUF-able
    1. pleasing, encouraging or approving.
      1. The candidate wearing the business suite made a favorable impression.
    2. useful or helpful.
      1. We made quick progress, due to favorable winds.
    3. convenient or at a suitable time; opportune.
      1. The rain stopped at a favourable time for our tennis match.
    4. auspicious or lucky.
      1. She says that she was born under a favorable star.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The three U.S. states on the west coast have favorable climates (i.e., warm winters and cool summers ).
      • The US government seeks to incentivize home ownership through a favorable tax system.
      • The uptake of tickets increased dramatically after the favorable review.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
    Related Links:
    1. fr favorable
    2. fr favorables
    3. fr favorablement
    4. en favorableness
    5. en favorablenesses
    Source: Wiktionary
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    Grammatically, this word "favorable" is an adjective.
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