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stardom

[ stahr-duhm ]
/ ˈstɑr dəm /
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noun

the world or class of professional stars, as of the stage.
the status of a star or preeminent performer.

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Origin of stardom

First recorded in 1860–65; star + -dom
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British Dictionary definitions for stardom

stardom
/ (ˈstɑːdəm) /

noun

the fame and prestige of being a star in films, sport, etc
the world of celebrities
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