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ill-favored

Pronunciation: /ˈɪlˈfeɪvərd; ˌɪlˈfeɪvəd/
, (British English/inglés británico) ill-favoured

Translation of ill-favored in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [archaic or liter] poco agraciado, mal parecido
    Example sentences
    • Any changes to the council tax system, for example the introduction of new bands, should not be allowed to worsen the already ill-favoured position of rural areas.
    • He is afflicted with recurring clinical depression, driven by stress - for instance, by terror about jumping out of aeroplanes or plucking up the nerve to mention to Mma Ramotswe his custody of two ill-favoured orphans.
    • He also had some fun mocking an ill-favoured ginger-haired family: ‘There are some things in life you can't choose.’

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