favored favored  /ˈfeɪ vərd/


  • (adj) preferred above all others and treated with partiality


  1. The Prime Minister beats the odds against a serious challenge November 5, 1990: A Working Racial Bias For years, the rules favored Malays.
  2. In other words, it upholds the principle of most-favored-nation treat-ment, i.
  3. Despite having been outscored by the heavily favored Yankees 55-26 to that point in the Series, the Pirates found themselves tied 9-9 in the bottom of the ninth of the deciding game.


  1. Divided voters choose new pool

    With low voter turnout in a special election Tuesday, Pocahontas voters favored two 0.5 percent sales tax issues that will fund construction and maintenance of a $7.5 million indoor swimming pool and aquatic center.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  2. Evenly matched Bruins, Blackhawks collide in Stanley Cup Finals

    Based on the regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks are favored to oust the surging Boston Bruins and win their second Stanley Cup in the last four years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. Euro to Face OMT Hearing- Short Scalps Favored Below 1.3340

    Euro to Face OMT Hearing- Short Scalps Favored Below 1.3340
    on June 11, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I don't think it really matters if you're favored or not or what people expect," Mickelson said. "I think how you're perceived heading into the tournament really doesn't matter."
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. "My writing wasn't on that particular questionnaire ...... as I said, I have never favored an all-out ban on handguns," Obama said, even though his handwritten notes did appear on its front page.
    on Nov 24, 2003 By: Barack Obama Source: Orlando Sentinel

  3. "I think that discussion is the discussion we need to have. ...... We have for months now favored that kind of inclusion in a bill that may be very important at resolving this impasse that we're in," Blunt said.
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Roy Blunt Source: Forbes

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untenable untenable
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