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Etymology edit

From Old French favorer, from Medieval Latin favōrō, favōrāre.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /faːˈvuːrən/, /ˈfaːvurən/

Verb edit

favouren (third-person singular simple present favoureth, present participle favourende, favourynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle favoured)

  1. To be favourable towards; to prefer.
  2. To show favour towards; to encourage or assist.
  3. (rare) To be biased or prejudiced towards.

Conjugation edit

Descendants edit

  • English: favour, favor

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