in somebody's/something's favour(redirected from in somebody's favour)
in (one's) favor
1. To one's advantage or for one's benefit. I'm so relieved that the court ruled in my favor! My mom being away when report cards were mailed home has really worked out in my favor—I'm not grounded for my bad grades yet!
2. Highly regarded by one; widely accepted or enjoyed by one. John had been in his boss's favor ever since he managed to secure that lucrative client. Though many were skeptical of its success, the sequel is largely in the devoted fanbase's favor.
See also: favor
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in somebody’s/something’s ˈfavourto somebody’s advantage: The court decided in the employee’s favour. ♢ The fact that the dollar is falling is in your favour.
See also: favour
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