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English definition of “lodestar”

lodestar

noun [S]     /ˈləʊd.stɑːr/ US  /ˈloʊd.stɑːr/
a star, especially the Pole Star, used to help find directionNavigation and shipwrecksStars and constellations literary an example or principle that people want to follow: The party manifesto is no longer the lodestar it used to be.Samples and examples
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