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a favor loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en beneficio) (US)in favor adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Aunque mis padres se oponen a la idea de vender la casa, yo estoy a favor.
 Although my parents are opposed to the idea of selling the house, I am in favor.
 Although my parents are opposed to the idea of selling the house, I am in favour.
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a favor de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (del lado de) (US)in favor of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Las personas que están a favor de este político niegan que haya robado dineros públicos.
 People who are in favor of this politician deny that he has stolen public money.
 People who are in favour of this politician deny that he has stolen public money.
a favor de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (en beneficio de) (US)in favor of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)in favour of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  in support of adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Todos los presentes votaron a favor de la propuesta de Luis.
a favor de algo loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (apoyar la causa) (US)in favor of [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  (UK)in favour of [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  for [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
a favor de alguien loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (apoyar a otro) (US)in favor of [sb] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  (UK)in favour of [sb] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
a favor de la causa (apoyar la iniciativa) (US)in favor of the cause exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (UK)in favour of the cause exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  for the cause exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  supporting the cause exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
diferencia a favor nf + loc prep (cantidad a favor)margin of support nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)difference in favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)difference in favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Por una diferencia a favor, ganaron los demócratas.
 The Democrats won by a margin of support.
firma a favor loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (der: en beneficio de)endorsement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
interés a favor loc nom mlocución nominal masculina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo masculino ("ojo de buey", "agua mala"). (renta, rendimiento)interest income nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
jugar a favor  (US)work in [sb]'s favor, be in [sb]'s favor v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK)work in [sb]'s favour, be in [sb]'s favour v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 He is very well known, and that works (or: is) in his favor.
punto a favor nm + loc prep (ventaja) (US)point in favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)point in favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  point chalked up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Pedro tiene un gran punto a favor y creo que ganará la candidatura.
 Pedro has a point in favor and I think that he will win the nomination.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Maria has a point chalked up but she needs more to win the game.
punto a favor nm + loc prep (deportes: un tanto) (US)point in favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)point in favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  advantage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (informal)pro, brownie point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El equipo hizo un punto a favor a último minuto.
 The team scored a point in favor at the last minute.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Maria has an advantage over the rest of the competitors.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Sofia earned brownie points by bringing her teacher an apple.
puntos a favor  (UK)points in favour nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
  (US)point in favor nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
romper una lanza a favor de,
romper una lanza en favor de
loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
coloquial (apoyar algo, alguien)stand up for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  make a plea for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  vouch for [sb] vi + prep
 El cantante rompió una lanza a favor de la ecología.
saldo a favor nf + loc adj (saldo positivo)credit balance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)balance in [sb]'s favour nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)balance in [sb]'s favor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Cuando cambiamos los billetes aéreos, quedamos con un saldo a favor en la aerolínea.
 When we changed our plane tickets we were left with a credit balance for the airline.
viento a favor  (UK)favourable wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)favorable wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  tailwind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
viento a favor grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero"). (en la misma dirección) (US)favorable wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK)favourable wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  tail wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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