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Definition of feature noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1something important, interesting, or typical of a place or thing An interesting feature of the city is the old market. Teamwork is a key feature of the training program. Which features do you look for when choosing a car? The software has no particular distinguishing features. geographical features see also water feature
  2. 2[usually plural] a part of someone's face such as their nose, mouth, and eyes his strong, handsome features Her eyes are her most striking feature.
  3. 3feature (on somebody/something) (in newspapers, on television, etc.) a special article or program about someone or something a special feature on education
  4. 4the main movie shown at a theater see also double feature
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: feature