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star

 
 
pronunciation:
star
parts of speech:
noun, verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: things that we usually see as points of light in the night sky. The sun is a star.
definition 2: a design with five or six points.
The American flag has stars and stripes.
definition 3: a person who is famous or great in the area of entertainment or sports.
She is a movie star.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: starred, starring, stars
definition: to perform the main part in a play or movie.
My favorite actor is starring in the new movie.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: being much better than others; excellent.
He is a star athlete.
synonyms:
outstanding
derivation: starless (adj.)
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