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lodestar

noun [S] uk   /ˈləʊd.stɑːr/  us   /ˈloʊd.stɑːr/
a star, especially the Pole Star , used to help find direction literary an example or principle that people want to follow: The party manifesto is no longer the lodestar it used to be.
Translations of “lodestar”
in Chinese (Traditional) 指示方向的星, (尤指)北極星, 範例,規範…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指示方向的星, (尤指)北极星, 范例,规范…
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