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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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In the 16-24 age group, 48% were in favour with 26% against; voters aged 25-34 split 43% in favour and 35% against; those aged 35-44 had 49% in favour and 35% against; those aged 45-54 were 51% in favour and 37% against; those aged 55-64 were 47% in favour and 42% against; while those aged over 65 were 43% in favour and 42% against.
Conservatives voters were the least in favour of more powers with just a third in favour of independence or full parliament.
Overall, 93 per cent in favour of general approach.
Three independent candidates including Qalandar Khan Khilji, Abdul Malik Baraich and Maula Bakhsh Bariach have withdrawn their nomination papers from NA-260 Quetta-Chagai in favour of PPP candidates Sardar Omar Gorgaij.
She voted in favour of the bill and hasn't heard from the church since.
A further poll of August 14 of all MPs of all five parties, showed 132 opposed, 109 in favour, and 63 undecided, for a total of 304 (Globe).
When legislation in favour of the recognition of homosexual unions in proposed for the first time in a legislative assembly, the Catholic law-maker has a moral duty to express his opposition clearly and publicly and to vote against it.
voted 63% to 37% in favour of blessing homosexual unions in a church service.
In matters liturgical there is considerable tension between those who favour more authority be given to conferences of bishops to make changes and those who argue that Rome must retain most authority to guarantee the unity of the liturgy throughout the world.