Definition of all-star in English:


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  • Composed wholly of outstanding performers or players: an all-star cast
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    • On the one hand, you do get to see shows that might otherwise never be performed, and you get to see all-star casts that could never be assembled for a long run.
    • But there are more than three stars in this all-star cast.
    • It's a contemporary version with an a less than all-star cast.


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  • A member of an all-star group or team.
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    • So Popovich sat down and watched Tony Parker perform against a team of American college all-stars.
    • Unlike those Republican capitalist Yankees, the Democrats can't afford to populate their team with high-priced all-stars.
    • But then in Washington's last two big trades, the team exchanged young all-stars Chris Webber and Rasheed Wallace for aging journeymen with huge guaranteed contracts.

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