Definition of favorably in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfāv(ə)rəblē/
(British favourably)


1With approval: the audience responded very favorably
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  • Mr Morris, however, is now progressing favourably.
  • Both have similar favourable ratings, with slightly more than half of voters viewing each favourably.
  • He is the author of a great number of serious historical works, most of which have been favourably received.
positively, approvingly, sympathetically, enthusiastically, appreciatively
2To the advantage of someone or something: the deal will work out favorably for the company
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  • In the Department Stores sector, the leading Irish stores compare favourably with their UK counterparts.
  • We should thereby draw public opinion more favorably towards Islam.
  • Served in the sumptuous dining room, dinner here compares favourably with anything you'll find in Scotland's top restaurants.
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