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English definition of “movie star”

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?
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