featured

adjective
fea·​tured | \ ˈfē-chərd How to pronounce featured (audio) \

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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Paul Theroux, award-winning author of more than 50 volumes of travel writing, fiction, essays, and children's literature, was the featured speaker, recollecting different travel memories surrounding reading. Joy Sewing, Houston Chronicle, "Inprint's Poets & Writers Ball brings in $400,000," 19 Feb. 2018 Titled Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography, the show featured works from the likes of Oscar Rejlander, Lewis Carroll, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Lady Clementina Hawarden. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Kate Middleton Rewears a Stunning Alexander McQueen Gown to the National Portrait Gallery Gala," 12 Mar. 2019 The featured speaker was Valerie J. Gross, from Howard County, the founder of the national Choose Civility movement. Staff Report, The Aegis, "Harford's new Choose Civility campaign announces several summertime fun events," 9 July 2018 The featured artists hail from across the United States and as far as China, Mali, Russia, France, Cuba, Israel and England. George Varga, sandiegouniontribune.com, "ArtPower to traverse wide world of music, dance and much more in 15th season at UCSD," 17 June 2018 South Florida boxing of the early 1980s featured cards at a frequent pace. Santos A. Perez, miamiherald, "A phone call was responsible for getting this Hall of Famer back into the sports he loves," 10 June 2018 The featured speaker will be former astronaut and Space Shuttle Commander Jon McBride. Matt Campbell, kansascity, "Memorial Day events: Celebration at the Station, B-17 flights, WWI museum activities | The Kansas City Star," 22 May 2018 Friday's men's 10,000 will be a featured race at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival. Ken Goe, OregonLive.com, "Cost estimates continue to soar for Hayward Field renovation: Oregon track & field rundown," 29 Mar. 2018 Chase Hall, a featured artist in the issue, was joined by Kerby Jean-Raymond and his longtime girlfriend Lauren Rodriguez, the genius behind the effortlessly stylish brand Lorod. Kendall Lindsay, Vogue, "Billie Eilish Performs at the Launch Party for Garage Magazine's Latest Issue," 6 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of featured

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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