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

Definition of favouring word

  • noun favouring Present participle of favour. 1

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Parts of speech for Favouring


favouring popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

favouring usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for favouring

adjective favouring

  • good — Graph-Oriented Object Database
  • pro — in favor of a proposition, opinion, etc.
  • lenient — agreeably tolerant; permissive; indulgent: He tended to be lenient toward the children. More lenient laws encouraged greater freedom of expression.
  • propitious — presenting favorable conditions; favorable: propitious weather.
  • dexter — of or located on the right side

preposition favouring

  • toward — in the direction of: to walk toward the river.
  • anent — lying against; alongside

noun favouring

  • immoderation — lack of moderation.
  • move up — to pass from one place or position to another.
  • preferment — the act of preferring.
  • indulgence — the act or practice of indulging; gratification of desire.
  • profligate — utterly and shamelessly immoral or dissipated; thoroughly dissolute.

Antonyms for favouring

adjective favouring

  • disdainful — full of or showing disdain; scornful.
  • unbigoted — utterly intolerant of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one's own.
  • nondiscriminatory — characterized by or showing prejudicial treatment, especially as an indication of bias related to age, color, national origin, religion, sex, etc.: discriminatory practices in housing; a discriminatory tax.
  • colored — Something that is colored a particular color is that color.
  • impartial — not partial or biased; fair; just: an impartial judge.

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