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English definition of “movie star”

movie star

noun [C]     mainly US (UK usually film star)
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 ?Famous peopleImportant people and describing important peopleActors and performers
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