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star

noun uk   /stɑːr/ us    /stɑːr/

star noun (OBJECT IN SPACE)

A2 [C] a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from Earth as a point of light in the sky at night: Stars twinkled above them as they lay on the hill.
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star noun (PERFORMER)

A2 [C] a very famous, successful, and important person, especially a performer such as a musician, actor, or sports player: a rock/movie/football star Kids wanting to be stars come to Hollywood from all over America.
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star noun (SYMBOL)

A2 [C] a symbol with four or more points: star-shaped How many stars (= symbols showing quality) has this restaurant got? The teacher gave Tom a gold star (= a paper symbol rewarding good work) for his drawing.two-star, three-star, etc. C1 used to show how good a restaurant, hotel, etc. is: The cheaper two-star hotels are also within the range of the budget traveller. a symbol made of metal or cloth worn by particular officials to show their rank: a sheriff's star a four-star general [C] an asterisk (= a symbol *)
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star noun (LUCK)

[C] informal any planet or other object in the sky thought of in astrology as influencing a person's luck: She was born under a lucky/an unlucky star.
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stars [plural] informal →  horoscope : I always like to see what the stars say in the newspaper.

star

verb [I + prep, T] uk   /stɑːr/ us    /stɑːr/ (-rr-)
B1 If a film, play, etc. stars someone, or if someone stars in a film, play, etc., they are the main actor in it: Ben Kingsley starred in the movie "Gandhi". Fowles's novel "The French Lieutenant's Woman" was turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep.
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star

adjective [before noun] uk   /stɑːr/ us    /stɑːr/ informal
C1 best or most important: Natalie is, without a doubt, the star student in this year's ballet class. This afternoon the prosecution will call its star witness.
(Definition of star noun, verb, adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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