fea·​tured | \ ˈfē-chərd \

Definition of featured

1 : having facial features of a particular kind used in combination a heavy-featured lout
2 : displayed, advertised, or presented as a special attraction

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Former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes bolstered her brand as a budding cannabis consultant this week, traveling to Colorado as a featured speaker at major marijuana industry event. Shane Dixon Kavanaugh, OregonLive.com, "Cylvia Hayes sparks 'social responsibility' talk at marijuana event," 8 Feb. 2018 This is a full-featured Android phone, but the simple home screen really makes the Palm phone feel more like a limited media device than a do-it-all smartphone. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Palm Phone Review: Fun, endearing, and bad at everything," 1 Dec. 2018 At one point, the show featured giant images of Kim shaking hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at their first summit, in April, in the Demilitarized Zone that divides their two countries. Eric Talmadge, Fox News, "North Korea wraps up 70th anniversary with mass rally," 10 Sep. 2018 Last week, Best Buy knocked down the price of the GPS-only model to $279, but presently, this more full-featured option is $20 cheaper. Cameron Faulkner, The Verge, "Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE is $100 off at Best Buy," 2 Aug. 2018 In Chef's Choice, the Naperville Sun asks local chefs to share their culinary background and experiences and to talk about a featured dish on their menu. David Sharos, Naperville Sun, "Chef's Choice: Keeping Mexican culinary traditions alive in Naperville," 5 July 2018 The featured speaker at the fundraiser will be a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Kaleb Weakley, a double Purple Heart recipient who was injured twice during active duty. Julie Gallant, Ramona Sentinel, "Nonprofit links veterans to youths who lost military parent," 21 June 2018 Scott, now a candidate for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson, attended the NRA’s annual meeting in Atlanta last year as a featured speaker. Gray Rohrer, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Gov. Scott not attending NRA convention," 3 May 2018 Lane also took home the award for best actor in a featured role. Evan Real, The Hollywood Reporter, "Tonys: 'Angels in America' Wins Best Revival of a Play," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of featured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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