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five-star

[fahyv-stahr] /ˈfaɪvˈstɑr/
adjective
1.
having five stars to indicate rank or quality:
a five-star general; a five-star brandy.
2.
of the highest quality.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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  • And that's doubly true, he adds, if the offending one-star viewpoint is offset by a slew of four- and five-star raves.
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  • Lodging ranges from fully restored grand casbahs to five-star tents pitched deep in the desert.
  • Remember, not every trip has to-nor should-include a five-star resort.
  • Today it is a sought-after five-star hotel that is often booked out for up to a year, sometimes even longer.
  • Thank you for all your kind words, tweets, reviews and five-star ratings.
  • This, and its lack of five-star amenities, acts today as a deterrent to the tourist hordes.
British Dictionary definitions for five-star

five-star

adjective
1.
(of a hotel) first-class, top-quality, or offering exceptional luxury
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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