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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /-vɚ-/
    • /ˈfeɪ.vər.ə.bl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /-vɚ-/

Definitions of favourable word

  • noun favourable Pleasing, encouraging or approving. 1
  • adjective favourable If your opinion or your reaction is favourable to something, you agree with it and approve of it. 0
  • adjective favourable If something makes a favourable impression on you or is favourable to you, you like it and approve of it. 0
  • adjective favourable Favourable conditions make something more likely to succeed or seem more attractive. 0
  • adjective favourable If you make a favourable comparison between two things, you say that the first is better than or as good as the second. 0
  • adjective favourable advantageous, encouraging, or promising 0

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Parts of speech for Favourable


favourable popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

favourable usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for favourable

adjective favourable

  • approving — An approving reaction or remark shows support for something, or satisfaction with it.
  • positive — admitting of no question: positive proof.
  • constructive — A constructive discussion, comment, or approach is useful and helpful rather than negative and unhelpful.
  • good — Graph-Oriented Object Database
  • sympathetic — characterized by, proceeding from, exhibiting, or feeling sympathy; sympathizing; compassionate: a sympathetic listener.

Antonyms for favourable

adjective favourable

  • negative — expressing or containing negation or denial: a negative response to the question.
  • inauspicious — not auspicious; boding ill; ill-omened; unfavorable.
  • unfavourable — Unfavourable conditions or circumstances cause problems for you and reduce your chances of success.
  • disadvantageous — characterized by or involving disadvantage; unfavorable; detrimental.
  • disagreeable — contrary to one's taste or liking; unpleasant; offensive; repugnant.

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