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Meaning of favorable

fa•vor•a•ble

Pronunciation: (fā'vur-u-bul, fāv'ru-), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by approval or support; positive: a favorable report.
  2. creating or winning favor; pleasing: to make a favorable impression.
  3. affording advantage, opportunity, or convenience; advantageous: a favorable position.
  4. (of an answer) granting what is desired.
  5. boding well; propitious: The signs are favorable for a new start.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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