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Patrono:Xno[[Category:Patrono:Xno derivations|Favour]] [[favour#Patrono:Xno|favour]], mainland Old French favor, from Latin favor

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Singular
Favour

Plural
Favours

Favour (plural Favours)
  1. A piece of help, usually to be repaid
    I need a favour. Could you lend me 5 dollars til tomorrow, please?

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to Favour

Third person singular
Favours

Simple past
Favoured

Past participle
Favoured

Present participle
Favouring

to Favour (third-person singular simple present Favours, present participle Favouring, simple past and past participle Favoured)
  1. To look upon fondly; to prefer.
    • Most Favoured Nation status
    • "And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women." —Luke 1:28, King James version, 1611
  2. To do a favour (noun sense 1) for; to show beneficence toward.
    • "Would you favour us with a poetry reading?"

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  1. Late Anglo-Norman spelling of favor.
    [V]ous leur veulliez faire favour[,] ease et desport sanz faire a eux ou soeffrer estre fait de nully male, moleste, injurie, damage indehucee, destourbance ne empeschement en aucune manere.

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