favoured in French and example sentences

favoured in French

Pronunciation
[favoured (Brit.) ] adj. favori, préféré; favorisé, avantagé, privilégié

Example Sentences

“If you please,” said Scrooge. “Not an euro less. I am only settling the arrears, I assure you. Will you do me this favour?”
S’il vous plaît, dit Scrooge; pas un euro de moins. Je ne fais que solder l’arriéré, je vous assure. Me ferez-vous cette grâce?
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“Sir,” responded Fix resolutely, “I was going to ask the favour.”
Monsieur, répondit résolument Fix, j’allais vous demander cette faveur.
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All these deals were in his favour, for they obliged Mr Fogg to remain several days in Hong Kong.
Tous ces retards lui allaient, car ils obligeraient le sieur Fogg à rester quelques jours à Hong-Kong.
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During the morning, chance distinctly favoured that gentleman.
Pendant cette matinée, la chance favorisa singulièrement ce gentleman.
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Even if we admit that fortune has favoured him, our colleague can scarcely have reached America.
En admettant les chances les plus favorables, notre collègue est à peine en Amérique!
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For other scientists, the dangers of nuclear power are less of a concern than those from coal, which South Africa currently favours.
(Source: Voice of America)
Pour d’autres scientifiques, les méfaits du nucléaire sont moins préoccupants que ceux du charbon, que privilégie aujourd’hui l’Afrique du Sud.
(Source: Voice of America)
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Good fortune had at last favoured the representative of the law.
Enfin, la chance se déclarait pour le représentant de la loi.
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I had told her the secret of my name; she belonged to a powerful family; I hoped for the favours accorded to me by Louis XV.
je lui avais dit le secret de mon nom, elle appartenait à une famille puissante, j’espérais tout de la faveur que m’accordait Louis XV;
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I maintain, said Stuart, that the chances are in favour of the thief, who is undoubtedly a shrewd fellow!
Je soutiens, dit Andrew Stuart, que les chances sont en faveur du voleur, qui ne peut manquer d’être un habile homme!
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If the wind held as it was, the chances would be in her favour.
Si le vent tenait dans ces conditions, les chances étaient pour elle.
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In a city where social problems are solved by algebraic equations, adventurers have many fine chances in their favour.
Dans une ville où les problèmes sociaux se résolvent par des équations algébriques, les aventuriers ont en leur faveur d’excellentes chances.
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That would be doing me a favour. I leave the office so late that it would be difficult for me to go there.
Cela me rendrait service. Je sors si tard du bureau qu’il me serait difficile d’y aller.
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The Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, highly favoured to win the election, appeared in public for the first time in two years.
(Source: Voice of America)
Le président algérien, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, grand favori du scrutin, est apparu en public pour la première fois depuis deux ans.
(Source: Voice of America)
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The bonds were quoted, no longer at a hundred below par, but at twenty, at ten, and at five; and paralytic old Lord Albemarle even bet in his favour.
On ne le cotait plus à cent, mais à vingt, mais à dix, mais à cinq, et le vieux paralytique, Lord Albermale, le prenait, lui, à égalité.
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The resolution received 100 votes in favour, 11 against, and 58 abstentions, from the 193 member states.
(Source: Voice of America)
La résolution a recueilli 100 voix pour, 11 voix contre et 58 abstentions, sur les 193 Etats membres.
(Source: Voice of America)
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The upper house of the Russian parliament voted unanimously in favour of the integration of the Crimean Peninsula into Russia.
(Source: Voice of America)
La chambre haute du parlement russe a adopté à l’unanimité l’intégration de la péninsule de Crimée au sein de la Russie.
(Source: Voice of America)
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A poll shows that an overwhelming majority is in favor of the legislation.
Un sondage indique qu'une majorité écrasante est en faveur de la législation.
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All agencies should adopt a presumption in favor of disclosure, in order to renew their commitment to the principles embodied in FOIA, and to usher in a new era of open Government.
Toutes les institutions devraient adopter une présomption en faveur de la publication, afin de renouveler leur engagement envers les principes incarnés par la Loi Pour la Liberté d'Information et conduire vers une nouvelle ère de gouvernement ouvert.
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Are you in favor of this motion?
Es-tu d'accord avec cette proposition ?
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Can you do me a favour?
Pourriez-vous me rendre un service ?
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Synonyms for favoured
picked: named, preferred, conscripted, elected, chosen, selected