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Meaning of “star” - Learner’s Dictionary

star

noun [C]     /stɑːr/
SKY A2 a ball of burning gases that you see as a small point of light in the sky at nightAstrologyAstronomy - general words
FAMOUS PERSON A2 a famous singer, actor, sports person, etc: a pop star Actors and performersFame and famousFamous peopleImportant people and describing important people
BEST PERSON someone in a group of people who is the best at doing something: Messi is one of our star players.Experts and specialists
SHAPE A2 a shape that has five or more pointsGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
two-star/three-star, etc used to show how good a restaurant or hotel is: a five-star hotelHotels and hostelsRestaurants and cafesQuality and standard
sb's stars/the stars UK informal something you read that tells you what will happen to you based on the position of the stars in the sky: My stars said it would be a good month for romance. →  See also co-star , film star , rock star Astrology
(Definition of star noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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