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double feature

n.
A movie program consisting of two full-length films.
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double feature

n
(Film) films a programme showing two full-length films. Informal name (US): twin bill
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dou′ble fea′ture


n.
a motion-picture program of two feature films shown together for one admission price.
[1930–35, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double feature - two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)double feature - two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)
game - a single play of a sport or other contest; "the game lasted two hours"
nightcap - the final game of a double header
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