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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Its featured activities, which are scheduled before the park opens, include touching and feeding bat rays, interacting with moon jellies and a dolphin playtime session. Lori Weisberg, sandiegouniontribune.com, "SeaWorld debuts up-close encounters with otters, seals, flamingos — for a charge," 20 June 2018 The pastries are part of his featured dish at the tasting gala, along with an assortment of artisan breads. Louisa Chu, chicagotribune.com, "StarChefs names 19 Chicago 'Rising Stars, and you can celebrate with winners at tasting," 18 May 2018 Swanson took over as the lead back for the Rockets when Kareem Hunt, his best friend, went to the Kansas City Chiefs as their featured runner. Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle, "Texans' undrafted free agents: OT Anthony Coyle, DL Kingsley Opara, WR Vyncint Smith," 28 Apr. 2018 This year Churchill Downs named Moore its first featured milliner in the 144-year history of the Kentucky Derby. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "She's designed for Kate Upton, Al Roker and yes, Barbie. Kentucky Derby fashion at its finest," 19 Apr. 2018 Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs Advisory Director & Senior Investment Strategist, is our featured guest on this International Women’s Day. Bloomberg.com, "Surveillance Special: Intl. Women’s Day with Abby Joseph Cohen," 8 Mar. 2018 Its featured guest speaker is retired FBI special agent and attorney Robert Thetford, who is the director of Faulkner University's Master of Justice Administration program. Lawrence Specker, AL.com, "Seminar to help Mobile-area churches prepare for mass shootings," 27 Feb. 2018 After a promising 9-7 finish in coach Dirk Koetter's first season in 2016, Tampa Bay was the featured team on Hard Knocks and looked to have postseason potential. Jim Reineking, USA TODAY, "Buccaneers training camp questions: Can Jameis Winston bounce back from suspension?," 5 July 2018 Baseball brings a full slate with 15 games Friday, 14 of which comprise the featured contests in DFS. Mike Barner, SI.com, "MLB DFS Plays for June 29," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of featured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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