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favor is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of favor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… need you to do me a favor hit that like …”

meanings of favor


  1. Anything worn publicly as a pledge of a woman's favor.
  2. Goodwill; benevolent regard.
  3. Mildness or mitigation of punishment; lenity.
  4. Lovelocks.
  5. The object of regard; person or thing favoured.
  6. A letter, a written communication.
  7. Partiality; bias.
  8. A small gift; a party favor.
  9. A kind or helpful deed; an instance of voluntarily assisting (someone).
  10. Appearance; look; countenance; face.


  1. To look upon fondly; to prefer.
  2. To encourage, conduce to.
  3. To treat with care.
  4. To do a favor [noun sense 1] for; to show beneficence toward.
  5. To resemble, to look like (another person).


  1. A surname​.

favor frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word favor occurs in english on average 27 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics favor can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that favor can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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