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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
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a Hollywood/TV/pop/soccer star
All the big stars were at the party.
the former child star Shirley Temple
I think we've got a star in the making here.
With his contacts he can make you a star.
How many stars does the hotel have?
We stayed in a five-star hotel on our honeymoon.
McAllister was most definitely the star of the Scottish team.
He had once been regarded as the rising star of the Party.
Mick was a star pupil at his school.
The Peugeot 805 is the star attraction at this year's motor show.
He wondered what the stars held for him now.
This is the British English definition of star. View American English definition of star.
a substance that scientists think exists out in space, but for which they have no direct proof
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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