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English definition of “marquee”


adjective [before noun]     /mɑːˈkiː/ US  /mɑːr-/ US
being the main performer or sports person in a show, film , sports event , etc. or being the performer , etc. whose name will attract most people to the show, film , etc.: The studio chiefs wanted a marquee name in the lead role , not some unknown .Fame and famous
(Definition of marquee adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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