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feature

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfiːtʃər/
something that makes a product, machine, or system different, and usually better, than others of a similar type: The new smart phone has all the features of existing models, plus added extras. innovative design featuresadded/additional features The wireless network consists of a standard wireless infrastructrure, plus added features such as the ability to control the allocation of bandwidth.innovative/new feature With every software update come new features to protect users, including parental controls and spam filtering.safety/security feature Several safety features, for example, airbags, seat belts, and child seats, were tested.distinctive/distinguishing feature A distinguishing feature of Mexico's industrial structure is the large proportion of small businesses vis a vis large companies.important/key feature Reliability is the key feature of all our products. →  See also call feature
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