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1. A widely acclaimed star, as in movies or sports, who has great popular appeal.
2. One that is extremely popular or prominent or that is a major attraction.

su′per·star′dom (so͞o′pər-stär′dəm) n.
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[ˌsuːpərˈstɑːrdəm] nstatut m de superstar
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