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There's definitely been a shift in favor of things like Medicare-for-all and a Green New Deal among Democrats in this state.

The stimulus package received 52 votes in favor, all from Republicans.

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SoftBank’s sale of Arm unwinds another strategic investment in favor of boosting liquidity and enabling founder Masayoshi Son to focus on the more tactical investing he has said he wants to pursue.

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The committee was not in favor of altering the voting process after votes had already been counted — even if it could result in a more diverse pool of winners.

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The stimulus package received 52 votes in favor, all from Republicans, and 47 opposed votes from Democratic Senators and Kentucky Republican Rand Paul.

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Thirty-six percent were in favor and 38 percent were opposed.

Finally, he takes us behind the scenes into how Obama came out in favor of marriage equality that same year.

So, why would a species like the banded mongoose favor breeding between relatives?

Were the smugglers doing you a favor making it nearly impossible to bring any hope?

This has won the Cuban rum no fans in Washington, which has shown favor for Bacardi in the past.

At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.

His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.

Factors which favor an early deposit are high acidity, diminished urinary pigments, and excessive excretion of uric acid.

Edna was a trifle embarrassed at being thus signaled out for the imperious little woman's favor.

The situation may be altogether in favor of the employer or altogether in favor of the men, or may occupy a middle ground.


On this page you'll find 339 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to favor, such as: aid, assistance, backing, benefit, consideration, and gift.

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