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(US), favor
History a badge or ribbon worn or given to indicate loyalty, often bestowed on a knight by a lady
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Gun Registry Divides Gun Owners, Favored by Most Others
In Sindh, 25% favored PPP, 10% PML-N, 7% favored MQM & PML-F each while 5% favored PTI.
4 : to make possible or easier <Winds favored the ship's journey east.
When presented with a list of possible circumstances in which parental notification requirements might be waived, 86% of respondents favored at least one.
Sixty-seven percent of "highly religious" respondents favored restricting Muslims' civil rights.
Local angles: Other California horses favored by the Racing Form are Mandella's Pleasantly Perfect in the Classic and Bob Baffert's Roman Ruler in the Juvenile.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the Democratic-Republican Party favored a weak central government and strong state governments.
Beside the 81 percent supporting consolidating of the three exhibitions, 77 percent supported the consolidation of WasteCon and APWA; 62 percent favored an every other year show for WasteExpo; 57 percent supported Las Vegas as the permanent home for WasteExpo; and 70 percent backed an annual show if all three were consolidated, with only 27 percent favoring an off year.
Widowed persons mostly favored their children; unmarried persons favored relatives.
During the battle over health care reform in 1994, polls showed that the public favored single-payer, and both you and the First Lady have acknowledged it to be the superior system.
Choice among public schools within the community was favored 68 to 31 percent by public-school parents but, curiously, by only 61 to 38 percent of nonpublic-school parents.
Compensation committees of the board were favored by 66"% of the respondents.