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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlodestarlode‧star /ˈləʊdstɑː $ ˈloʊdstɑːr/ noun [singular] literary  1 RULE/REGULATIONa principle or fact that guides someone’s actions2 HAthe pole star, used to guide ships at sea
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lodestarEven in tension-fraught marriages a courtship story can serve as a lodestar.Then it became apparent that she was holding to some other lodestar.In particular, it tells us what volume of sales will maximise profits and this is management's lodestar.Our tax lodestar has been low marginal rates.
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