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    Definition of favourable in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore favourableSUPmost favourableSUF-able
    1. pleasing, encouraging or approving.
      1. The candidate wearing the business suit made a favourable impression.
    2. useful or helpful.
      1. We made quick progress, due to favourable 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 favourable star.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The entomological studies conducted in the area revealed high BI and CI and favourable mosquitogenic conditions.
      • But what saith the wise man of the sluggards and slack-handed, in so favourable an opportunity ?
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
    Related Links:
    1. en favourablest
    2. en favourableness
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    Grammatically, this word "favourable" is an adjective.
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