favorable

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From Old French favorable, from Latin favorabilis

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favorable (comparative more favorable, superlative most favorable)

  1. pleasing, encouraging or approving
    The candidate wearing the business suite made a favorable impression.
  2. useful or helpful
    We made quick progress, due to favorable winds.
  3. convenient or at a suitable time; opportune
    The rain stopped at a favourable time for our tennis match.
  4. auspicious or lucky
    She says that she was born under a favorable star.

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French[edit]

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favorable (masculine and feminine, plural favorables)

  1. favourable, favorable

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Galician[edit]

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favorable m, f (plural favorables)

  1. favorable

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Spanish[edit]

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favorable m, f (plural favorables)

  1. favorable