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gold star

gold star

 
pronunciation:
gold star
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small golden star displayed as a sign that someone in one's family or organization has been killed in war.
definition 2: a small gold star used as a symbol or recognition of excellence, esp. a stamp or sticker affixed to a young child's school papers.
derivation: gold-star (adj.)