favorable
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "favourable."
favorable(
fey
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vruh
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buhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (positive)
a. favorable
The film critic wrote a favorable review of the movie.El crítico de cine escribió una reseña favorable de la película.
2. (advantageous)
a. propicio
The favorable weather conditions in the region contributed to a good harvest.Las condiciones meteorológicas propicias en la región colaboraron para que la cosecha fuera buena.
b. favorable
We had a lovely day of sailing with sunny skies and favorable winds.Tuvimos un hermoso día de navegación con cielos soleados y vientos favorables.
c. ventajoso
It took some time but we managed to negotiate a favorable deal.Nos llevó tiempo pero conseguimos negociar un acuerdo ventajoso.
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favorable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. favorable
in a favorable lightdesde una óptica favorable
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favorable
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
favorable(
fah
-
boh
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rah
-
bleh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (positive)
a. favorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El nuevo cantante de la banda recibió una respuesta favorable de los admiradores.The band's new singer received a favorable response from the fans.
b. favourable (United Kingdom)
El experimento arrojó resultados favorables.The experiment produced favourable results.
2. (advantageous)
a. favorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Esta planta solamente crece cuando se dan las condiciones favorables.This plant can only grow in favorable conditions.
b. favourable (United Kingdom)
Zarparemos cuando el clima sea favorable.We will set sail when the weather is favourable.
3. (supporting; used with "a")
a. in favor of
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Muchos economistas no son favorables a las medidas de austeridad.Many economists are not in favor of the austerity measures.
b. in favour of (United Kingdom)
La comunidad local es favorable a la acogida de refugiados.The local community is in favour of taking in refugees.
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favorable
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (beneficioso)
a. favorable
2. (partidario)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser favorable a algoto be in favor of something
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favorable
adjective
favourable; favorable; (EEUU)
esperábamos una respuesta favorable we were expecting a favourable reply; vientos favorables favourable winds; favorable a algo in favour of sth; se mostró favorable al cambio político he was in favour of political change
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