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1(writer/color/book) preferido(writer/book/color) favorito(writer/color/book) predilecto(son/daughter) predilecto(son/daughter) preferido
1.1(person, thing)preferido masculinepreferida femininefavorito masculinefavorita feminineshe's her father's favorite — es la preferida de su padre
- he's a great favorite with the public — es uno de los grandes favoritos del público
- this song's a great favorite with our listeners — esta canción es una de las favoritas de nuestros oyentes
- that dress is a favorite of mine — este vestido es uno de mis preferidos / favoritos
- chocolate ice cream! my favorite! — ¡helado de chocolate! ¡lo que más me gusta!
1.2(of teacher, ruler) favorito masculine(of teacher, ruler) favorita feminineHistory valido masculine
2Sportfavorito masculinefavorita feminineshe's second favorite to win — está en el segundo puesto entre los favoritos para ganar
1agregar a los favoritosañadir a los favoritos
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