(f"vr**b'l), a.
[Written also favourable.]
[F. favorable, L. favorabilis favored, popular, pleasing, fr. favor. See Favor, n.] 1. Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.
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Lend favorable ears to our request.
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Lord, thou hast been favorable unto thy land.
Ps. lxxxv. 1.
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2. Conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient.
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A place very favorable for the making levies of men.
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The temper of the climate, favorable to generation, health, and long life.
Sir W. Temple.
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3. Beautiful; well-favored. [Obs.] Spenser.

-- Fa"vora*ble*ness, n. -- Fa"vor*a*bly, adv.
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The favorableness of the present times to all exertions in the cause of liberty.
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