- fa|vouredBrE favored AmE [ˈfeıvəd US -ərd] adj [only before noun]1.) receiving special attention, help, or treatment, sometimes in an unfair way▪ a list of favoured customers▪ China's most-favored-nation trading status with the US2.) chosen or preferred by many people▪ Brittany is a favoured holiday destination for families.3.) a favoured team, player etc is one that is expected to winbe favoured to do sth▪ Silva is favoured to win a medal in the marathon.4.) having desirable qualities▪ a house in a favoured position on a hill
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.