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star system

n
1. (Astronomy) astronomy a group of celestial bodies that are associated as a result of natural laws
2. (Film) the practice of casting one or two famous actors or actresses in a film, play, etc, so that their popularity ensures its success
3. (Broadcasting) a design for laying cables for cable television in which each house is fed by an individual cable from a local central distribution point

star′ sys`tem


n.
the practice of casting star performers in films, plays, etc., because of their ability to attract audiences.
[1900–05]

star system

The use of actors to attract and keep audiences, depends on actors constantly playing similar parts.
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