Meaning of FEATURE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ fi:tʃə(r) ]

( features, featuring, featured)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


A feature of something is an interesting or important part or characteristic of it.

Patriotic songs have long been a feature of Kuwaiti life...

The spacious gardens are a special feature of this property...

N-COUNT : with supp , oft N of n


Your features are your eyes, nose, mouth, and other parts of your face.

His features seemed to change...

Her features were strongly defined.

N-PLURAL : usu poss N


When something such as a film or exhibition features a particular person or thing, they are an important part of it.

It’s a great movie and it features a Spanish actor who is going to be a world star within a year...

This spectacular event, now in its 5th year, features a stunning catwalk show.

= include

VERB : V n , V n


If someone or something features in something such as a show, exhibition, or magazine, they are an important part of it.

Jon featured in one of the show’s most thrilling episodes.

VERB : V in/on n


A feature is a special article in a newspaper or magazine, or a special programme on radio or television.

...a special feature on the fund-raising project.

N-COUNT : oft N on n


A feature or a feature film or movie is a full-length film about a fictional situation, as opposed to a short film or a documentary.

...the first feature-length cartoon, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

N-COUNT : usu N n


A geographical feature is something noticeable in a particular area of country, for example a hill, river, or valley.


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