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favored

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adjective fa·vored \ˈfā-vərd\

Simple Definition of favored

  • : given special advantages over others : preferred over others

  • : considered most likely to win

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of favored

  1. 1 :  having an appearance or features of a particular kind <hard-favored>

  2. 2 :  endowed with special advantages or gifts

  3. 3 :  providing preferential treatment <favored rates of credit>

Examples of favored in a sentence

  1. She enjoys a favored position in the company.

  2. The team is heavily favored to win the championship.



15th Century

First Known Use of favored

15th century

Rhymes with favored



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