Definition of five-star in English:

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five-star

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adjective

1Having five stars in a grading system in which this denotes the highest standard: a five-star restaurant
Early 20th century: from a system used to grade hotels, the highest grade being indicated by five asterisks or stars
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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.
1.1Having or denoting the highest military rank, distinguished in the US armed forces 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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