Definition of feature verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

        

    feature

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈfiːtʃə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːtʃər//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they feature
    BrE BrE//ˈfiːtʃə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːtʃər//
     
    he / she / it features
    BrE BrE//ˈfiːtʃəz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːtʃərz//
     
    past simple featured
    BrE BrE//ˈfiːtʃəd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːtʃərd//
     
    past participle featured
    BrE BrE//ˈfiːtʃəd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːtʃərd//
     
    -ing form featuring
    BrE BrE//ˈfiːtʃərɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfiːtʃərɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1  [transitive] to include a particular person or thing as a special feature feature somebody/something as somebody/something The film features Cary Grant as a professor. feature somebody/something The latest model features alloy wheels and an electronic alarm. Many of the hotels featured in the brochure offer special deals for weekend breaks.
  2. 2  [intransitive] feature (in something) to have an important part in something Olive oil and garlic feature prominently in his recipes.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English (originally denoting the form or proportions of the body, or a physical feature): from Old French faiture ‘form’, from Latin factura ‘formation, manufacture’, from facere ‘do, make’.Extra examples Garlic features prominently in her recipes. His movies typically featured torrid romances. His work is featured in a special documentary tonight. Reading over his past speeches, you’ll see that housing, public health and education feature strongly. The school has been featured on television. Women’s magazines regularly feature diets and exercise regimes. The film features Anne Hathaway as Jane Austen.
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