lodestar
Noun

lodestar (plural lodestars)

  1. A star used as a navigation reference, particularly a pole star such as Polaris.
  2. A guiding tenet or principle.
  3. (law) 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.
Synonyms Translations
  • German: Leitstern
  • Russian: путеводный
Translations
  • German: Leitstern
  • Russian: путеводный



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