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verb feature pronunciation in British English /ˈfiːtʃə(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlefeaturing
past tensefeatured
past participlefeatured
  1. [transitive] if something features a particular person or thing, they are an important part of it

    a concert featuring music by Haydn and Mozart

    feature someone/something in something:

    Her work will be featured in a new exhibition.

    feature someone/something as:

    The film features Diane Ashmann as a young French student.

    feature someone/something on something:

    This month’s magazine features the new James Bond on the front cover.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to be an important part or aspect of something
      feature in:

      She has already featured in two award-winning films this year.

      Jazz and Blues feature prominently in the magazine.


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