feature
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (characteristic)
a. la característica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The main feature of this building is its modern architecture.La principal característica de este edificio es su arquitectura moderna.
b. el distintivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new car has many special features.El carro nuevo tiene muchos distintivos especiales.
2. (anatomy)
a. el rasgo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her features were fair and graceful.Sus rasgos eran bonitos y agradables.
b. la facción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His dark features are what I find so attractive about him.Sus facciones oscuras son las que me parecen tan atractivas en él.
3. (functionality)
a. la característica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The most important feature of a tablet is the touch screen.La característica más importante de una tableta es su pantalla táctil.
4. (film)
a. el pase
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The next feature starts in half an hour.El próximo pase comienza en media hora.
5. (journalism)
a. el artículo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is a feature about politics in this morning's paper.Hay un artículo sobre política en el periódico de esta mañana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (journalism)
a. publicar
The newspaper featured an article about the unemployment rate.El periódico publicó un artículo sobre la tasa de desempleo.
7. (film and television)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The reality show features a number of celebrities.En el reality show aparecen varias celebridades.
What's the name of that new movie featuring Maureen Aston?¿Cómo se llama esta nueva película en la que sale Maureen Aston?
8. (to include)
a. contar con
The park features an amazing modern sculpture.El parque cuenta con una escultura moderna extraordinaria.
b. presentar
The new coin features an interesting 12-sided design.La nueva moneda presenta un diseño interesante de doce lados.
c. ofrecer
The latest model features an even bigger screen.El último modelo ofrece una pantalla aún más grande.
d. tener
The vehicle features some impressive new tecnology.El vehículo tiene una tecnología nueva impresionante.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (film)
a. aparecer
My son features in this movie as an extra.Mi hijo aparece en esta película como figurante.
10. (to appear)
a. figurar
That book does not feature in any of the library lists.Ese libro no figura en ninguna de las listas de la biblioteca.
11. (to be prominent)
a. destacarse
This theory features in all economics books.Esta teoría se destaca en todos los libros de economía.
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feature
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of face)
a. la rasgo m, facción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
featuresfacciones fpl
2. (of system, machine)
a. la característica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
feature (film)largometraje m
3. (in newspaper, on television, radio)
a. el reportaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
feature writerarticulista mf
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (general)
a.
a film featuring…una película en la que figura…
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (appear)
a. figurar, aparecer
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feature [ˈfiːtʃəʳ]
noun
1 [of face] rasgo (m)
features rasgos (m); facciones (f)
2 [of countryside, building] característica (f)
3 (Comm) (Téc) elemento (m); rasgo (m)
4 (Teat) número (m); (Cine) película (f)
5 (Press) artículo (m) de fondo
a regular feature una crónica regular
6 (Ling) (also distinctive feature) rasgo (m) distintivo
transitive verb
1 [+actor, news] presentar; [+event] ocuparse de; enfocar; (in paper etc) presentar
a film featuring Garbo as ... una película que presenta a la Garbo en el papel de ...
2 (be equipped with) [+machine] estar provisto de; ofrecer
Some highly automated cameras feature a powered zoom The new Qualcast concorde E35 de luxe features an on/off safety button
intransitive verb
1 (gen)
it featured prominently in ... tuvo un papel destacado en ...
2 (Cine) figurar; aparecer;in en
Jon featured in one of the show's most thrilling episodes
modifier
feature article (n) artículo (m) de fondo
a (special) feature article on sth/sb
feature film (n) (película (f) de) largometraje (m)
feature writer (n) articulista (m); cronista (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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