favored

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adjective fa·vored \ˈfā-vərd\

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


FAVORED Defined for English Language Learners

favored

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adjective fa·vored \ˈfā-vərd\

Definition of favored for English Language Learners

  • : given special advantages over others : preferred over others

  • : considered most likely to win



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