In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(of face)rasgo masculinefeatures — facciones
- delicate features — rasgos delicados
- a smile lit up his features — una sonrisa le iluminó el rostro
- External features such as the eyes, nose, mouth and ears can be seen, and fingers and toes start to appear.
- The similarities between the two men are stark - the same strong jaw, angular features and receding hairline.
- The reader can almost see the characters' distinct features, smell the trailer-park they live in and hear their voices.
- He had medium-length blonde hair, strong features, striking grey eyes.
- The doctor inspects your facial features and neck to assess your skin tone and bone structure.
- His mouth and facial features were twisted into a look of horror.
- They had come from many parts of the world, as was apparent from their skin colour, facial features, their hair and the babble of languages spoken softly.
- He has strong facial features, with a slightly pointy chin and strong cheek bones.
- He had regular features, brown round eyes, brown light hair and a slight growth of beard.
- His features gave him the appearance of a college freshman, except for the lines that had begun to form at the corners of his eyes and mouth because of his nicotine addiction.
- Those who had any flaws in their facial features, waists, necks, shoulders or backs had to leave.
- She is a doll made of grubby green satin, with satin stumps for hands and feet, features inked onto a round of calico for her face, and her pointed head of grubby green satin also.
- As soon as he saw me though, I could see the distinct softening in his features, in particular his eyes.
- He pushed his sandy hair away from the strong features on his face.
- He could have passed for an officer of the navy, with his young, strong features, floppy dark hair and twinkling eyes.
- By mapping the face and focusing on features such as the eyes, nose and mouth, the system should be able to identify and help track down the closest match.
1.2(of character, landscape, style)característica femininerasgo (distintivo) masculinethe house has many original features — la casa conserva muchos detalles arquitectónicos de época
- his legs are his best feature — lo mejor que tiene son las piernas
- to make a feature of sth — hacer resaltar algo
- Such a capacity to identify and contrast peoples by distinguishing characteristics is a feature of a sense of national identity.
- Frank Kermode touches lightly on the salient features of each play.
- Standard safety features include dual stage driver and passenger air bags and active front head restraints.
- It was the dominating feature of the news bulletins.
- Barker suggests that metaphor is an essential feature of human communication.
- The idea is to provide an opportunity to the manufacturers to explain the salient features of their products to the consumers.
- Quality installation is crucial to ensure the gate's safety features work properly and last a long time.
- Diversity of values, what philosophers calls the ‘fact of pluralism’, is the salient feature of modern societies in the West.
- These external features are significant because they constrain managers to act in particular ways.
- They reflect, and are determined, by significant external features of that environment.
- After all, speech is a dominant feature of our lives, and this very talk would be lost on you if it were to consist entirely of manual gestures.
- Not until 1900, however, did half-tone photographic images become a regular feature of newspapers and magazines.
- The most significant feature appears to be the total restructuring of the town centre.
- Another major benefit lies in its safety features.
- It is both a distinguishing feature and hallmark of the field.
- They distributed handbills and explained the salient features to those who showed interest in the policy.
- The salient feature of the battery-powered boat was that it had all scrap materials.
- A host of safety features, including 10 airbags, are also incorporated.
- They would restore the familiar and now beloved silhouette to the skyline, but would have different detailing and updated safety features.
- A small 1970s television sits in one corner - seemingly more of a decorative feature than anything else.
1.3(of machine, appliance, book)característica feminineprestación feminine
2.1Cinemapelícula femininefull-length feature — largometraje masculine
- main/second feature — película principal/complementaria
- before noun feature film — película
2.2Journalismartículo masculinehis column was a regular feature in the paper — su columna era uno de los artículos regulares del periódico
- We want to be of service to our community, to become a clearing house for newsy features of all aspects of living in Japan.
- There are supplements in newspapers and features on television programmes.
- The site covers up-to-the minute news, features and analyses on Pakistan, India, South Asia and the rest of the world.
- To mark the launch, the BBC Nairobi team will be broadcasting special features and interviews live from Kisumu during the week.
- There he meets Catherine, a reporter doing a major magazine feature on him.
- Broadcasters could do a feature on children's perspective of daily news and create children's news bulletins.
- The sheer volume of press pieces and broadcast features about restaurants is witness to that.
- The press has devoted innumerable commentaries and special features to the topic - many of which are critical.
- Her commercial work includes newspaper and magazine features and book covers.
- A feature service which will engage journalists from all the countries and get them to produce features to feed to newspapers in the region.
- She has co-written a number of books and also writes regular newspaper features on nutrition and healthy lifestyles.
- This column is packed full of information and features about all aspects of careers, employment, recruitment and qualifications.
- Special features show how news programming has been created over the years.
- However, a couple of recent newspaper features from that country do report on the issue.
- The same news director ordered a female reporter to do a feature on the ‘amateur strip night’ at a local club.
- At the time there was a craze for bingo games in the tabloid newspapers, so a feature was introduced where the day's bingo numbers were read out.
- Work with the news department to promote your columnists or other special features.
- These stories are found in numerous newspaper style sections and in soft magazine features.
- They used the opportunity to run new features such as news bulletins which they knew would be obligatory if they won a licence.
- Usually I write articles on my own but a colleague and I decided to cooperate on writing a big feature for a newspaper.
2.3Television Radiodocumental masculine
3US(incentive to buy)oferta feminine
1Journalismhe was featured in 'The Globe' recently — 'The Globe' publicó un artículo sobre él hace poco
- the paper features an article on feminism — el periódico trae un artículo sobre el feminismo
- the state visit was featured on the television news — se destacó la visita de estado en las noticias de la televisión
2Cinemathe film features her as ... — en la película aparece en el papel de ...
- featuring John Ball — con la actuación de John Ball
3Businesstener en oferta
4(have as feature)ofrecer
1(appear)figurarto feature on a list — figurar en una lista
- rice features prominently in their diet — el arroz ocupa un lugar importante en su alimentación
- the problem does not feature in this report — en este informe no se pone de relieve el problema
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