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    Definition of favored in English Dictionary

  • VerbSUF-red
    1. simple past tense and past participle of favor.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore favoredSUPmost favored
      1. American standard spelling of favoured.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The merits of the case favored the plaintiffs, but their procedural blunders set them back.
          • A single rotation will be favored in the Fis/enhancer-associated invertasome complex in part because the DNA segment between hixL-1 and the enhancer is only 155 bp.
          • The free-exercise clause tells us that that religion is especially favored and the establishment clause tells us that it is especially feared (the state should avoid entanglement with that stuff).
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Favoritism tends to excite jealousy in the ones not being favored.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
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            1. en favoredness
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            Meaning of favored for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "favored" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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