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favourite

1 adjective
     
fa‧vou‧rite1 S3 W3 British English ; favorite American English [only before noun]
1 your favourite person or thing is the one that you like the most:
a child's favourite toy
What's your favourite colour?
a favorite spot for picnickers
2

favourite son

a politician, sports player etc who is popular with people in the place that they come from

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