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.

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First Known Use of favored

15th century


FAVORED Defined for English Language Learners

favored

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Definition of favored for English Language Learners

  • : given special advantages over others : preferred over others

  • : considered most likely to win



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