Translation of desfavorecer in English:

desfavorecer

to work against, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (perjudicar)
    to work against
    la nueva normativa desfavorece a la pequeña empresa the new regulations are prejudicial to / unfavorable to / work against small businesses
  • 2

    (afear)
    ese peinado la desfavorece that hairstyle doesn't suit her / doesn't do anything for her / isn't at all flattering