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polestar

Syllabification: pole·star
Pronunciation: /ˈpōlˌstär
 
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Definition of polestar in English:

noun

1 Astronomy (also Pole Star) another term for Polaris.
2A thing or principle that guides or attracts people: the store is a polestar for both actual and armchair travelers
More example sentences
  • It instantly became one of the moral pole stars of our national life.

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