in favor of
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- For; in support of; approving, supporting.
- Many people are in favor of capital punishment.
- For the benefit of; to the order of.
- He endorsed the note in favor of his uncle who had lent them the money.
- Out of preference for.
- He left school after just three years in favor of a professional sports career.
in support of