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Adjective: favorable  fey-v(u-)ru-bul
Usage: US (elsewhere: favourable)
  1. Encouraging, approving or pleasing
    "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression";
    - favourable [Brit, Cdn]
  2. (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
    "the days were fair and the winds were favorable";
    - favourable [Brit, Cdn]
  3. Giving an advantage
    - advantageous, favourable [Brit, Cdn]
  4. Presaging or likely to bring good luck or a good outcome
    "a favorable time to ask for a raise";
    - golden, favourable [Brit, Cdn], lucky, prosperous

See also: affirmative, affirmatory, approbative, approbatory, approving, beneficial, complimentary, discriminatory, expedient, following, good, indulgent, opportune, plausive, plus, positive, preferential, profitable, propitious

Antonym: unfavourable [Brit, Cdn]