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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Among the featured works are sketches of the Duke of Cambridge and Duke of Sussex, made by Nicky Phillips, who was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to do the first double portrait of the brothers. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Prince Charles Reveals Never-Before-Seen Portraits of the Royal Family," 3 July 2018 But at least one of the featured floats would have welcomed a bit of precipitation. Eder Campuzano, OregonLive.com, "Showers don't dampen spirit of Rose Festival's Grand Floral Parade," 9 June 2018 The singer born in New Orleans was the featured vocalist in a recent edition of the Count Basie Orchestra, the swing ensemble that helped put Kansas City on the musical map. Bill Brownlee, kansascity, "KC concerts June 7-13: Dierks Bentley, David Byrne, Yes, Ledisi, John Butler Trio," 5 June 2018 Lewis, who was also the featured speaker at Boston University’s commencement on Sunday, repeated similar themes at Harvard. Deirdre Fernandes, BostonGlobe.com, "At Harvard commencement, grads hear a defense of higher education," 24 May 2018 Maureen Goo, Tricia Levenseller, Taran Matharu and Mary E. Pearson are the featured authors. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Looking for a fierce read? Look no further than Oak Creek," 7 May 2018 Kevin Kisner, the featured guest at Monday's luncheon at Colonial Country Club, is the defending champion. David Humphrey, star-telegram, "Colonial golf tournament gets 4-year sponsorship deal with Charles Schwab | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 23 Apr. 2018 Most of the featured artists became international sensations. Katya Kazakina, chicagotribune.com, "Black art spurs gold rush as collector stampede drives up prices," 18 Apr. 2018 During previous years, when the Heat played in both the Orlando and Las Vegas summer leagues, the minutes for the featured players came down after the initial summer league. Ira Winderman, Sun-Sentinel.com, "ASK IRA: Would Carmelo Anthony make sense for the Heat on any level?," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of featured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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occurring twice a year or every two years

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