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four-star

[fawr-stahr, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌstɑr, ˈfoʊr-/
adjective
1.
of or being a full general or admiral, as indicated by four stars on an insignia.
2.
rated or considered as being of the highest quality, especially as indicated by four printed stars assigned in some rating systems:
a four-star restaurant.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Epsilon is a beautiful four-star system, each twosome composed of white suns separated by twice the diameter of our solar system.
  • But they were not intended to create yet more ways for four-star generals to be weigh in on finished intelligence.
  • Over the past decade, the performance of three-star and four-star leaders has been decidedly mixed.

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