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

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