political favor


: a political act or decision that helps someone
The company made campaign donations in exchange/return for political favors.

Examples of political favor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taiwan’s rumor-mill regarding Qin Gang’s status Taiwan media has exploded with speculation that Qin has fallen out of political favor with CCP leadership. Julia Malleck, Quartz, 18 July 2023 Across the country, even in liberal cities, calls for more expansive policing and harsher prosecution have gained political favor. Mitch Smith, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2023

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“Political favor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/political%20favor. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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