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1a distinctive attribute or aspect of something:safety features like dual air bags
) a part of the face, such as the mouth or eyes, making a significant contribution to its overall appearance.
Linguistics a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit, especially a speech sound or vocabulary item, that serves to distinguish it from others of the same type. 2a newspaper or magazine article or a broadcast program devoted to the treatment of a particular topic, typically at length:a feature on Detroit’s downtown fishery (also feature film) a full-length film intended as the main item in a movie theater program.
verb [with object]
have as a prominent attribute or aspect:the hotel features a large lounge, a sauna, and a coin-operated solarium have as an important actor or participant:the film featured Glenn Miller and his Orchestra [no object]
(often be featured
) be a significant characteristic of or take an important part in:this famous photograph is prominently featured in art collections
[no object] be apparent:women rarely feature in writing on land settlement