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favour meaning

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    Definition of favour in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfavours
    1. British standard spelling of favor.
      1. Since the mid-1980s, when Indonesia first began to clear its bountiful forests on an industrial scale in favour of lucrative palm-oil plantations, “haze” has become an almost annual occurrence in South-East Asia.
  • VerbSGfavoursPRfavouringPT, PPfavoured
    1. British standard spelling of favor.
      1. Would you favour us with a poetry reading? ‎
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The bold tag has been deprecated in favour of the strong tag.
      • This means that changes to the electricity system in favour of decarbonisation will have to come even faster.”
      • The departure was not unduly prolonged. In the road Mr. Love and the driver favoured the company with a brief chanty running. “Got it?—No, I ain't, 'old on,—Got it? Got it?—No, 'old on sir.”
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
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      1. en favourite
      2. en favourable
      3. en favoured
      4. en favourably
      5. en favouritism
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      Meaning of favour for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "favour" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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