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On a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being most favorable, views of China are at 32 on average, down from 45 two years ago and from a high of 53 in 1986.

The poll shows 47 percent of likely voters have a favorable opinion of Harrison, while 44 percent say the same of Graham.

By the spring of 2018, the NLRB’s then-new general counsel, Peter Robb, reached a settlement viewed as favorable to McDonald’s and its franchisees.

Speaking of polarization, a handful of the post-convention polls also asked respondents how strongly favorable or unfavorable they felt toward the two nominees.

Additionally, the more favorable cancelation options have alleviated some hesitancy among advertisers at committing to spend millions of dollars.

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Even if you look at that in the most favorable light possible, it was not accurate.

All the while they racked up favorable coverage in the mainstream press, and even more sycophantic mentions in the gay press.

The risk-benefit math becomes less favorable for the older patient.

This is a new spin on a GOP scheme to create a more favorable Republican playing field for the 2016 presidential election.

He signed a commercial deal favorable to South Korea and reached out to Vietnam following recent territorial disputes.

This has a warm though a thin soil, which must be highly favorable to the Vine to induce so exclusive a devotion to it.

Prima facie, the verdict here is less favorable than in the previous case.

It therefore took under favorable consideration the question of a voluntary clearing system.

And our surroundings at that particular moment were not the most favorable to coherent thought or plausible theory-building.

The last three days hadn't been exactly favorable to a normal state of mind, or well-considered speech.


On this page you'll find 180 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to favorable, such as: agreeable, benign, encouraging, positive, supportive, and sympathetic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.