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polestar

noun

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  1. a guiding or motivating purpose or principle <under the polestar of progress, urban renewal programs gutted the historic districts of many cities> Synonyms cynosure, direction, focus, lodestar (also loadstar), compassRelated Words benchmark, criterion, grade, mark, measure, par, standard, touchstone, yardstick; aim, ambition, aspiration, dream, goal, intention, object, objective, purpose, target




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