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-star

suffix uk   /-stɑːr/ us    /-stɑːr/
a measurement of quality, usually in numbers from one to five with one being the lowest: A three-star hotel is better than a two-star.
Translations of “-star”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示質量等級,一般爲一至五星)…星級…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示质量等级,一般为一至五星)…星级…
(Definition of -star suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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