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favour

(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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As soon as the secret of the defection of the favored unions leaked out, there were rumblings and mutterings in the labor world.
Very properly, therefore, have the convention added this constitutional bulwark in favor of personal security and private rights; and I am much deceived if they have not, in so doing, as faithfully consulted the genuine sentiments as the undoubted interests of their constituents.
To be fully sensible of this, we need only suppose for a moment that the supremacy of the State constitutions had been left complete by a saving clause in their favor.
It has been asked why it was thought necessary, that the State magistracy should be bound to support the federal Constitution, and unnecessary that a like oath should be imposed on the officers of the United States, in favor of the State constitutions.
The separate governments in a confederacy may aptly be compared with the feudal baronies; with this advantage in their favor, that from the reasons already explained, they will generally possess the confidence and good-will of the people, and with so important a support, will be able effectually to oppose all encroachments of the national government.
nIt is a means to preserve the favors of Allah upon a person.
Founded in 2013, in Austin, Texas, Favor has grown to over 50,000 Runners and has delivered more than 8m Favors to-date.
adults say the news media favors one political party over the other.
Because presumably it is, which means, you won't often ask it unless you've earned some favors in the favor bank already.
Powell, OH, June 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- ABC Favors, one of the leading online stores for party gifts and supplies, has announced company reforms.
This article discusses various strategies for utilizing favors as a means for developing a personal powerbase and influencing individuals within a college setting.
If you're looking for ways to save a little green, consider doing your wedding favors AMERICAN FORESTS-style.