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all-star

(ôl′stär′)
adj.
Made up wholly of star performers: an all-star cast.
n. Sports
One chosen for a team of star players.
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all-star

adj
(Theatre) (prenominal) consisting of star performers
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adj.
1. consisting of athletes chosen as the best at their positions from all teams in a league or region: an all-star team.
2. consisting entirely of star performers: an all-star cast.
n.
3. a player selected for an all-star team.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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all-star

[ˈɔːlˈstɑː] ADJ [cast] → todo estelar
all-star performance; show with an all-star castfunción f de primeras figuras, función f estelar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

all-star

[ˈɔːlˈstaːʳ] adj (film, play) → recitato/a da attori famosi
an all-star cast → un cast di attori famosi
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