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two-star

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Definition of two-star in English:

adjective

1Given two stars in a grading system in which this denotes a low middle standard, being the next above one-star: 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’.
1.1Having or denoting the fourth-highest military rank, distinguished in the US armed forces by two stars on the shoulder piece of the uniform: a two-star general
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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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