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- 1. favorable (vs. unfavorable), favourable, approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive, indulgent, affirmative#1, affirmatory, complimentary, good
- usage: encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
- 2. favorable (vs. unfavorable), favourable, following(prenominal), propitious
- usage: (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate; "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"
- 3. golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous, propitious (vs. unpropitious)
- usage: presaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
- 4. friendly, favorable, well-disposed, amicable (vs. hostile)
- usage: inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile; "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement"
- 5. favorable, favourable, convenient (vs. inconvenient)
- usage: occurring at a convenient or suitable time; "an opportune time to receive guests"
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