Definition of four-star in English:

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four-star

Pronunciation: /ˈfôr ˈˌstär/

adjective

1(Especially of a hotel or restaurant) given four stars in a grading system, typically one in which this denotes the highest or next to the highest class or quality.
Example sentences
  • Total Ski has a flight departing Edinburgh on December 12 with accommodation at the four-star Chalet Perelia.
  • Located in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and minutes from the old town, this hotel offers excellent four-star accommodation, featuring jacuzzi rooms and a stylish and contemporary appearance throughout.
  • Situated only eight miles from Manchester's bustling city centre and with superb views over the Pennines, the elegant Norton Grange Hotel at Rochdale offers fine four-star accommodation within landscaped grounds.
1.1(In the US armed forces) having or denoting the second-highest military rank, distinguished by four stars on the uniform.
Example sentences
  • The author argues that the military's four-star regional commanders have usurped the influence and authority of the State Department and local ambassadors.
  • Even the military aircraft carrying a four-star U.S. general officer and entourage of high-level foreign officers was grounded in a Far East country.
  • Horacio Rivero, a Puerto Rican, became the Navy's first Hispanic four-star admiral.

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Syllabification: four-star

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