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favor

(Act of kindness), noun accommodation, act of generosity, act of grace, benefaction, beneficium, benefit, benevolence, benignity, boon, bounty, charity, courtesy, friendly turn, good deed, good service, good turn, grace, indulgence, kind act, philanthropy

favor

(Partiality), noun approval, attachment, bent, bias, disposition, favoritism, fondness, kind regard, leaning, liking, partisanship, penchant, predilection, preference, preferential treatment, prejudice, proclivity, proneness, propensity
Associated concepts: challenge to the favor, favored legislaaion, favored treatment

favor

(Sanction), noun abetment, advancement, aegis, aid, approbation, approval, assistance, auspices, backing, benefaction, championship, cooperation, encouragement, endorsement, espousal, fosterage, furtherance, good opinion, help, leave, patronage, permission, sponsorship, subscription, support

favor

verb advance, advocate, afford advantages, aid, approve, assist, back, be biased, be favorable to, be indullent toward, be partial to, be prejudiced, befriend, benefit, bolster, boost, champion, countenance, deal with gently, ease, encourage, endorse, facilitate, fancy, favere, further, grant favors to, gratify, help, make easier, prefer, promote, regard with favor, regard with kindness, sanction, show consideraaion for, show favor to, show unfair bias, studere, succor, suffragari, support, treat differently, treat with partiality
Associated concepts: favored beneficiary
See also: accept, accommodate, advance, advantage, advocate, agree, approval, approve, assent, assistance, auspices, behalf, benefit, benevolence, bounty, capitalize, complexion, concede, concur, conduce, countenance, deign, discriminate, embrace, espouse, estimation, foster, franchise, further, gift, goodwill, grace, grant, gratuity, help, honor, indorsement, indulgence, inequity, largess, leave, lenience, let, license, nepotism, option, partiality, pass, patronage, patronize, permission, permit, predilection, predisposition, prefer, present, preserve, prestige, privilege, promote, propensity, recommend, regard, respect, sanction, service, side, sponsor, support, token, uphold
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If currying favor means those things, I am persuaded that Black faculty cannot afford to curry the favor of our students or institutions.
The draft law "On the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Albania" was approved with 82 votes in favor, 25 against, 0 abstentions.
In 2014, Favor received the Presidential Banaag Award -- a recognition given to overseas Filipino individuals or organizations who have contributed in "advancing the cause of and/or have significantly benefited overseas Filipino communities or sectors."
Favor is the Chairman and Founder of Extra Care Team, a health and wellness initiative run by volunteers that provides free health screening check-ups for members of various community groups, and president of Bicol United, the umbrella organization of various Bicolano communities in the United Kingdom.
In 2017, Favor more than doubled its footprint across the state and became the first US on-demand delivery company to achieve profitability at scale.
The volume of trade exchange with Iran amounted to RO349,807,063 as the balance of trade surplus is in favor of Iran by RO144,083,713.
Despite the major change that a mandatory 30-day waiting period would entail, a majority of gun owners (57%), as well as the vast majority of non-gun owners (84%), favor the proposal.
Forty-three percent favored calorie postings in amusement parks.
Directors: Don Hall, Chris Williams in its favor: It's a Marvel picture!
Each chapter includes a spiritual truth to embrace, solid Biblical teaching, contemporary illustrations which reinforce these principles, a practical application, and a powerful "Favor Declaration." I gained new insight on discernment and the covenant promise from the life of Abraham, about the birthright from the life of Jacob, as well keys for experiencing God's blessings from the testimonies of contemporary Christians who tell of God's favor on their lives.
President Rouhani's choice of foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, was approved by the Majlis with 232 votes in favor, 36 against, and 13 abstentions.
Nearly 47 percent favored Israel and 11 percent favored the Palestinians in the 30-49 age bracket and 59 percent favored Israel and 11 percent favored the Palestinians in the 50-64 age bracket.