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favourite

(US), favorite
1. Sport a competitor thought likely to win
2. Computing a place on certain browsers that allows internet users to list the addresses of websites they find and like with a click of the mouse so that they can revisit them merely by opening the list and clicking on the address
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Batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are considered favourites to make the most runs while fast-bowler Jasprit Bumrah is considered favourite to bag the most wickets.
Muirhouse Primary pupil Aaron John McFarlane said he's got lots of favourite programmes he likes to watch.
Displaying favouritism, however, can hurt - there can be profound long-term psychological effects of feeling like the less-loved child, and it's not even necessarily a blessing to be the favourite child either, as having it easy may leave you unprepared for real life and possibly even desperate to distance yourself from a clingy parent, among other things.
Favourite TV show...I'm into Scandal (with Tony Goldwyn, above) at the moment.
Labour's Debbie Abrahams has dropped from 11/2 second favourite to third place on 8/1.
I recalled reading in the track facts section of the Racing & Football Outlook's 2009-10 guide to the jumps that favourites had a dire record at the Northamptonshire track.
What was your favourite course in school/college/university?
He stayed in power among parchments, seals and inkwells, and in that sense he was a far cry from the sexual peacocking of the other favourites - Essex, Robert Carr and Buckingham.
There's a favourite you don't like (for whatever reason).
The hotel located near the Doha International Airport received the 'favourite brunch' award.
Favourite instrument(s): Harpsichord, bassoon and the French horn (apart from the organ of course!)