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    in favor of

    Hi teachers,
    "a whole generation is already tired of cell phone calls and has given them up in favor of texting."

    What does "in favor of" mean n the context above? I can guess some meaning. I guess it means that some people now are used to texting rather than using cell phone calls. Am I correct?

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    Re: in favor of

    They prefer to text rather than to use the phone to make calls. They favor texting.

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    Re: in favor of

    Se definition 7.3 here.

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    Re: in favor of

    Merriam-webster dictionary seems to be good one. I tried this "in favor of" in my Cambridge dictionary but I didn't get it.

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    Re: in favor of

    The great advantage of OneLook: General dictionary sites is that you can very easily compare definitions given by different dictionaries.

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