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Noun: feature  fee-chu(r)
  1. A prominent attribute or aspect of something
    "the map showed roads and other features";
    - characteristic
  2. The characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    "an expression of pleasure crossed his features";
    - lineament
  3. The principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theatre
    "the feature tonight is 'Casablanca'";
    - feature film
  4. A special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine
    "they ran a feature on retirement planning";
    - feature article
  5. (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind
    - feature of speech
  6. An article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
Verb: feature  fee-chu(r)
  1. Have as a feature
    "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France";
    - have
  2. Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    "she was featuring a new hat";
    - sport, boast

Derived forms: features, featuring, featured

Type of: article, attribute, body part, dimension, film, flick [informal], merchandise, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic [informal], picture, picture show, product, property, ware

Part of: face, human face, mag, magazine, newspaper, paper

Encyclopedia: Feature, not a bug