Star

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Definition

a star: one of the burning white dots we see in the night sky; a celebrity, a famous person
noun
a four-star hotel a top-quality hotel
Marilyn Monroe was a very big star. She is still very famous and popular today.

to star (in a film): to have the lead role, to feature (in a film)
verb
It is my dream to star in a Hollywood movie.
It's a comedy starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. There are other supporting actors, but it is mainly them.

Examples

  • "The Delavigne Corporation is delighted to announce the launch of the new and improved Classic Collection publicity campaign, still starring Ivana Bümbüm. Offering a more subtle approach than the first version of the Classic Collection campaign earlier this year, the new marketing strategy is more innovative in its attention to nuance, and its bespoke approach."
  • "Everyone knows that stars do drugs."
  • "We received 7.5 out of 10 stars."
  • "Their young German star, Hans Kuper, was suspended by the club for insulting the kangaroo mascot of a rival team. Kuper was angry because the kangaroo apparently mocked him."
  • "This is the moment you've waited your whole life for: a voyage to the great unknown, a trek to the stars!"
  • "Search for hotels with four stars"
  • "I want to give you the moon and the stars and the sun, and I want to get you a small planet if you want!"
  • "It's where the stars 'experiment' with different substances."
  • "This room is where Hollywood stars are 'intimate' with themselves and others."
  • "Bruno : Brighton, the star of the show!"

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