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Definition of ill-starred adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

ill-starred

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɪl ˈstɑːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪl ˈstɑːrd//
 
(formal)
 
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not lucky and likely to bring unhappiness or to end in failure an ill-starred marriage
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