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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fa·vor·ite /ˈfev(ə)rət, ˈfevɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·vor·ite n.
 1. A person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one preferred above others; especially, one unduly loved, trusted, and enriched with favors by a person of high rank or authority.
 Committing to a wicked favorite
 All public cares.   --Milton.
 2. pl. Short curls dangling over the temples; -- fashionable in the reign of Charles II. [Obs.]
 3. Sporting The competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor standing highest in the betting.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·vor·ite, a. Regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child. “His favorite argument.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: appealing to the general public; "a favorite tourist
             attraction" [syn: favourite]
      2: preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the
         favored child" [syn: favored, favorite(a), favourite(a),
          pet, preferred]
      n 1: something regarded with special favor or liking; "that book
           is one of my favorites" [syn: favourite]
      2: a special loved one [syn: darling, favourite, pet, dearie,
          deary, ducky]
      3: a competitor thought likely to win [syn: front-runner, favourite]