plural of star

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1 a ball-shaped gaseous celestial body that shines by its own light
  • it's difficult to see the stars at night in the middle of the city because of all the streetlights

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2 the person who has the most important role in a play, movie, or TV show
  • when the star of the school play came down with the flu on opening night, her understudy got to go on

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3 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about
  • the public's endless fascination with stars

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“Stars.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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