The word desfavorecen is the present form of desfavorecer in the third person plural. See the full desfavorecer conjugation.

desfavorecer

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desfavorecer(
dehs
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fah
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boh
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reh
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sehr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to be prejudicial)
a. to go against the interest of
La nueva ley aprobada por el gobierno desfavorece a los trabajadores autónomos.The new law passed by the government goes against the interest of freelance workers.
b. to work against
Reducir estos beneficios de salud desfavorecerá a los ciudadanos.Cutting these health benefits will work against the citizens.
2. (to not flatter)
a. to not suit
El color amarillo te desfavorece porque eres muy pálido.Yellow doesn't suit you because you are very pale.
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desfavorecer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (perjudicar)
a. to go against the interest of
2. (sentar mal)
a. not to suit
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desfavorecer
transitive verb
1 [+persona, causa]
estas medidas desfavorecerán a los pequeños agricultores these measures will hurt small farmers o go against the interests of small farmers; han desfavorecido las calles peatonales they are opposed to the pedestrianization of the streets
2 (sentar mal a) [+ropa] not to suit
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