favourite


favourite

n. a heavy, strong favourite


Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • Favourite — For other uses of favourite or favorite , see Favorite (disambiguation). Equestrian portrait of the Count Duke of Olivares by Diego Velázquez. A favourite (British English[1]), or favorite (American En …   Wikipedia

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  • favourite */*/ — I UK [ˈfeɪv(ə)rət] / US [ˈfeɪv(ə)rɪt] adjective [only before noun] your favourite person or thing of a particular kind is the one that you like the best His favourite pastimes were hunting and golf. What s your favourite food? Stephen King is one …   English dictionary

  • favourite — fa|vou|rite1 W3S3 BrE favorite AmE [ˈfeıvərıt] adj [only before noun] 1.) your favourite person or thing is the one that you like the most ▪ a child s favourite toy ▪ What s your favourite colour? ▪ a favorite spot for picnickers 2.) favou …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • favourite — [[t]fe͟ɪvərɪt[/t]] ♦♦ favourites (in AM, use favorite) 1) ADJ: ADJ n Your favourite thing or person of a particular type is the one you like most. He celebrated by opening a bottle of his favourite champagne... Her favourite writer is Hans… …   English dictionary

  • favourite — 1 BrE, favorite AmE / feIvFrit/ adjective (only before noun) 1 your favourite person or thing is the one that you like the most: Who s your favourite actor? | I ll take you to my favorite restaurant tomorrow. 2 favourite son a politician, sports… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • favourite*/*/ — [ˈfeɪv(ə)rət] adj I your favourite person or thing of a particular type is the one that you like the best What s your favourite food?[/ex] II noun [C] favourite */[ˈfeɪv(ə)rət] 1) the person or thing that you like the best The bacon sandwich is… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • favourite — 1. adjective Preferred or liked above all others (unless qualified.) This is my second favourite occupation. 2. noun a) A person who enjoys special regard or favour …   Wiktionary

  • favourite — (US favorite) adjective preferred to all others of the same kind. noun 1》 a favourite person or thing. 2》 the competitor thought most likely to win. Phrases favourite son 1》 a famous man who is particularly popular in his native area. 2》 US a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • favourite — adj. & n. (US favorite) adj. preferred to all others (my favourite book). n. 1 a specially favoured person. 2 Sport a competitor thought most likely to win. Phrases and idioms: favourite son US a person preferred as the presidential candidate by… …   Useful english dictionary


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