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  • noun Alternative spelling of favorability.


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  • To this end, we're not particularly big on 'favourability' or 'sentiment' reports, but do like to create hard numbers and graphs that can be cut up and used in Powerpoints by VPs of Marketing and MDs.

    New Media Knowledge - Articles 2009

  • Obama's favourability has climbed above his unfavourability in the rolling three-day average, to 49%-46%, for the first time since July 2011.2.45pm: Rick Perry surfaced at CPAC, looking cheerful and jaunty a few weeks after dropping out of the presidential race before the South Carolina primary.

    US election live: Republicans gather at CPAC 2012

  • Morrisons came out top of the supermarket tipples with a favourability rating of 82%, compared to Veuve Clicquot's Yellow Label £33.49 which only scored 74%, in ninth place out of 13.

    Hot fizz: supermarket Champagnes outperform big brands Rebecca Smithers 2010

  • Palin will be used as a money-raiser and base-motivator in 2012, bt she won't be anywhere near the ticket, not when she already has a negative favourability rating.

    The 2nd Presidential Debate 2008

  • A Des Moines Register poll in June gave Romney a 62% favourability rating among Republicans, Palin 58% and Gingrich 56%.

    Sarah Palin's Iowa trip points to 2012 presidential run Iowa Ewen MacAskill in Des Moines 2010

  • Alex some rather selective reading of polling going on there, and I suspect you're confusing approval and favourability when mentioning Obama's "high" ratings outside the south.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I... 2010

  • The other possibility is one I like, Sarah Palin, but to be frank her favourability is so low, that unless she turns it around drastically, she won't win either.

    John Terry’s sacking as England captain tells us something interesting... 2009

  • McCain, The RNC and wingnut PAC's spend millions on Obama attach ads yet at the death Obama's favourability rating is 62% the highest of the campaign.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me 2008

  • You leave out the fact that she is the only candidate in this election who has a negative favourability rating and that her pick as VP is seen as the main reason why so many independents, women and republicans have decided to vote for Obama.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with... 2008

  • When it came to favourability ratings, DA Leader Tony Leon scored higher than NNP leader Marthinus Van Schalkwyk among both coloured and white voters in the province, Hazell said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 2002


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