noun, U.S. Politics. 1. (at a national political convention) a candidate nominated for office by delegates from his or her own state. noun 1. (in the US) a politician popular in his home state but little admired beyond it A political figure nominated for the presidency by his or her state’s delegation to the national […]
[fey-ver-i-tiz-uh m, feyv-ri-] /ˈfeɪ vər ɪˌtɪz əm, ˈfeɪv rɪ-/ noun 1. the favoring of one person or group over others with equal claims; partiality: to show favoritism toward the youngest child. 2. the state of being a . n. 1763, from favorite + -ism.
[fav-uh-sahyt] /ˈfæv əˌsaɪt/ noun 1. any of numerous corals of the extinct genus Favosites, most common during the Silurian and Devonian periods, having polygonal cells with rows of pores in the walls.
[fey-ver] /ˈfeɪ vər/ noun, verb (used with object), Chiefly British. 1. . [fey-ver] /ˈfeɪ vər/ noun 1. something done or granted out of goodwill, rather than from justice or for remuneration; a kind act: to ask a favor. 2. friendly or well-disposed regard; goodwill: to win the favor of the king. 3. the state of […]