Focus on the pronunciation of star
English definition of “star”
/stɑːr/ noun [C]
› a symbol with four or more points. A system of stars is used to show someone's official opinion of the quality of a product or place: Vehicles with one star are four times more likely to roll over in a crash than vehicles with five stars. Organizations are awarded star ratings to indicate the effectiveness of their safety programmes.
› someone or something that is the best in a group, an organization, etc.: Business stars were joined by scores of private investors, who snapped up shares in quoted operators. He's now one of the rising stars of the company.
› MARKETING in the Boston Matrix, a product or company with a large share in a market that is growing very fast: If a star can maintain its large market share, it will become a cash cow when the market growth rate declines. → See also Boston Matrix → Compare cash cow, dog, question mark
-star › used to show someone's official opinion of the quality of a place, especially a hotel or restaurant. One-star is the lowest and five-star is the highest: five-star accommodation a four-star hotel
star dot star › IT the set of symbols (*.*) that matches all DOS and Windows file names. The first star means "all files", and the second star means "all extensions".