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four-star

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌfɔːˈstɑːr/ us    /ˌfɔːrˈstɑːr/

four-star adjective [before noun] (QUALITY)

A four-star restaurant or hotel is of a very high standard.

four-star adjective [before noun] (RANK)

US having the second highest military rank, shown by four stars on the uniform: a four-star general

four-star

noun [U] uk   /ˌfɔːˈstɑːr/ us    /ˌfɔːrˈstɑːr/ ( also four-star petrol) UK old-fashioned

four-star noun [U] (FUEL)

the highest quality leaded fuel that can be used in cars
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Translations of “four-star”
in Chinese (Traditional) (餐廳或飯店)四星級的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (饭店或宾馆)四星级的…
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