how to pronounce lodestar


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lodestar is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of lodestar in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… according to the lodestar port …”

meanings of lodestar


  1. A calculated amount to award as attorney's fees derived by multiplying the reasonable number of hours spent working on a case by the reasonable hourly billing rate.
  2. A guiding tenet or principle.
  3. A star used as a navigation reference, particularly a pole star such as Polaris.

lodestar frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lodestar occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics lodestar can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that lodestar can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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