Translation of favor in English:

favor

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  • 1 1.1 (ayuda, servicio) favor (AmE) favour (BrE) ¿me puedes hacer un favor? can you do me a favor? vengo a pedirte un favor I've come to ask you (for) a favor o to ask a favor of you no me han hecho ningún favor con estos cambios these changes are a great help, I must say! [ironical/irónico] ¿me harías el favor de pasarme esto a máquina? would you type this for me, please? ¿puede hacer el favor de llamar más tarde? could you possibly phone later? hagan el favor de esperar would you mind waiting, please? ¡hágame el favor, hombre! ¿a eso le llaman arte? they call that art? get out of here! (AmE) o (BrE) do me a favour! [colloquial/familiar] si no te invitan, favor que te hacen if they don't invite you, so much the better o they'll be doing you a favor ¿quién es ése? se le puede hacer un favor ¿eh? [fam & hum] who's that guy? I wouldn't say no to him [colloquial/familiar] favor de hacer la cola (Méx) please stand in line (AmE) please queue here (BrE) 1.2 (en locs) a favor in favor (AmE) o (BrE) favour hubo dos votos en contra y seis a favor there were two votes against and six in favor llevamos el viento a favor we have the wind behind us a favor de in favor (AmE) o (BrE) favour of está a favor del divorcio she is in favor of divorce si es así, aún más a mi favor if that's the case, that makes me all the more right los que estén a favor de la propuesta, levanten la mano those in favor of the proposal, please show cinco a dos, a favor de Nacional (durante el partido) five-two, with Nacional ahead (AmE) five-two to Nacional (BrE) (resultado final) Nacional wins, five-two (AmE) five-two to Nacional (BrE) saldo a su/nuestro favor balance in your/our favor en favor de, abdicó en favor de su hijo he abdicated in favor of his son actuó en favor de los intereses de la empresa he acted in the interests of the company una colecta en favor de los damnificados a collection in aid of the victims, a collection for the victims por favor please la cuenta, por favor can I have the check (AmE) o (BrE) bill, please? pide las cosas por favor say please ¡que no se te vaya a caer, por favor! don't drop it, please!, for heaven's sake don't drop it! ¿y tú le creíste? ¡por favor, mujer! and you believed him? honestly o really!
  • 2 (apoyo, protección) la exposición gozó de los favores del público the exhibition was well supported by the public intenta ganarse el favor de la crítica he's trying to win the approval of the critics muchos buscaban sus favores [literary/literario] many men sought her favors [literary/literario] disfrutaba del favor del rey he enjoyed the king's favor

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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more