Definition of five-star in English:


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  • 1(Especially of a hotel or restaurant) given five stars in a grading system, typically one in which this denotes the highest class or quality: a luxury five-star hotel
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    • The price range is equal to the prices offered by restaurants in five-star hotels.
    • Soon, Mel found herself a job as a waitress inside one five-star hotel's restaurant.
    • It's a fitting venue for a five-star hotel and one of the capital's best restaurants.
  • 1.1(In the US armed forces) having or denoting the highest military rank (awarded only in wartime), distinguished by five stars on the uniform: a five-star general
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    • Why not take our Evening Press campaign to a five-star General face-to-face?
    • Within four years he was a five-star general and supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe.
    • Only a five-star general like Raines could have commanded such extravagant coverage as this.

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