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movie star

noun [C] uk   mainly US ( UK usually film star) us  
a very popular and successful movie actor: Greta Garbo was one of the great movie stars of the 1930s. She dated several of the big movie stars of the time. Who's your favourite movie star?
Translations of “movie star”
in Korean 유명 영화 배우…
in Arabic نَجْم سينَمائي…
in Portuguese estrela de cinema…
in Catalan estrella de cine…
in Japanese 映画スター…
in Italian divo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電影明星…
in Russian кинозвезда…
in Turkish film yıldızı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电影明星…
in Polish gwiazda filmowa…
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