a. One that enjoys special favor or regard.
b. One that is trusted, indulged, or preferred above all others, especially by a superior: a facrite of the monarch.
2. A contestant or competitor regarded as most likely to win.
Liked or preferred above all others; regarded with special favor.
OK, fine, it's just "favorite" misspelled. That's what happens when you have an interior decorator edit her "english-as-a-second-language" partner's writing. This sentence could use some help too.