Feature - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfiːtʃər|  American pronunciation of the word feature
Brit.  |ˈfiːtʃə|  British pronunciation of the word feature

noun

- a prominent attribute or aspect of something(syn: characteristic)
- the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin(syn: lineament)
- the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater
- a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine
- (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind
- an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles

verb

- have as a feature(syn: have)
- wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner (syn: boast, sport)

Examples

This year's models include several new safety features.

This camera has several features that make it easy to use.

The car has some interesting new design features.

His plan combines the best features of the earlier proposals.

Her eyes are her best feature.

Tonight's feature is a new romantic comedy.

He starred in his first feature film a year ago.

The building features a state-of-the-art security system.

The new menu features several low-fat entrees.

The show now features a new singer.

The evening news report featured the story of the murder.

The newspaper featured health care on its front page.

Fear, hope, dismay featured every face.

The Government posters feature precisely the same epithets.

The characters cannot be minutely featured.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: feature
he/she/it: features
present participle: featuring
past tense: featured
past participle: featured
noun
singular: feature
plural: features
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