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  • 1Given two stars in a grading system, typically one in which this denotes a low middle standard (four- or five-star denoting the highest standard): a two-star award in the Michelin guide
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    • The social services department has been awarded a two-star rating in the latest round of inspections.
    • Single stars were awarded to 105 restaurants this year, two-star ratings were given to 12 and just three restaurants were given three stars.
    • For example, a two-star rating is ‘Disappointing’, three stars is ‘Solid and enjoyable’, and four stars is ‘Recommended’.
  • 1.1(In the US armed forces) having or denoting the rank of major general, distinguished by two stars on the uniform.
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    • Although Thi outranked Tho, a two-star general, Tho made the final decisions in military situations, and Thi obeyed Tho in family matters.
    • Cambodian military police have arrested a two-star general on charge of illegally mobilizing an armed group, a senior military court official said Thursday.
    • His high school football coach, the son of a two-star general, urged Colonel Weiss to join the Air Force.

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