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disfavor also: (British) disfavour
American English: /dɪsˈfeɪvər/
British English: /dɪsˈfeɪvə/

Translation of disfavor in Spanish:


  • 1 (disapproval) [formal] to view or look on something with disfavor
    desaprobar algo [formal]
    to fall into disfavor (person)
    caer en desuso
    to find disfavor with somebody
    encontrar la oposición de alguien
    Example sentences
    • There is nothing new in this: the Monarchy has almost always been regarded with disfavour, so has the ‘Establishment’, especially when times were bad.
    • A decision-maker may have unfairly regarded with disfavour one party's case either consciously or unconsciously.
    • Spam has retained some popularity in various parts of the world, although regarded with disfavour by those who eschew processed foods or have pretensions to gourmet status.
  • 2 (disadvantage) [formal]to be to somebody's disfavor
    perjudicar a alguien
    Example sentences
    • Because they are difficult to grow, farro and spelt fell into disfavor as farmers turned to raising the more profitable and high-yielding commercial wheat variety.
    • Human intelligence fell into disfavor during the 90's, even into the 80's.
    • It fell into disfavor when synthetic thyroid became more popular.
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