Definition of favoured adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (especially US English favored) adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈfeɪvəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfeɪvərd//
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  1. 1treated in a special way or receiving special help or advantages in a way that may seem unfair a member of the President’s favoured circle of advisers
  2. 2preferred by most people the favoured candidate
  3. 3(formal) particularly pleasant and worth having Their house is in a very favoured position near the park.