Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you feature something, you display it as a noticeable and positive part. (noun) A feature is a special or noticeable part of something.

Examples: (verb) Jazz and Blues feature prominently in the magazine. (verb) This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France. (noun) In phones a touchscreen used to be a special feature. Now you can’t buy a device without one. (noun) One unusual feature of the town is the river in the middle of mainstreet.

Synonyms: nouns: aspect, highlight. verbs: display.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2 A