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Mastery

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Possession or display of great knowledge, skill or technique that makes one master of a subject . . . . Authority . . . . Dominion . . . . An artist, performer, or player of consummate skill . . . . A worker or artisan qualified to teach apprentices . . . . Model, Leader, Ascendancy, Ideal . . . . . . . .


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Mastery n [ME maistrie, fr OF, fr. maistre master] [13c] 1a: the authority of a master: Dominion b: the upper hand in a contest or competition: Superiority, Ascendancy 2a: possession or display or great skill or technique b: skill or knowledge that makes one master of a subject: Command

3 Master vt mastered; mastering [13c] 1: to become master of: Overcome 2a: to become skilled or proficient in the use of [__ a foreign language] b: to gain a thorough understanding of [had __ed every aspect of publishing -Current Biog.] 3: to produce a master phonograph record or magnetic tape of [as a musical renndition]

1 Master n [ME, fr. OE magister & OF maistre, both fr. L magister, akin to L magnus large -more at Much] bef. 12c] 1a [1]: a male teacher [2]: a person holding an acadmic degree higher than a bachelor's but lower than a doctor's b often cap: a revered religious leader c: a worker or artisan qualified to teach apprentices d [1]: an artist, performer, or player of consummate skill [2]: a model or ideal 2a: one having authorit over another: Ruler, Governor b: one that conquers or masters: Victor, Superior [in this young, obscure challenger the chamipon found his __] c: a person licensed to command a merchant ship d [1]: one havaing control [2]: an owner esp. of a slave or animal e: the empoyer esp. of a servant f [1] dial: Husband [2]: the male head of a household 3a [1] archaic: Mr [2]: a youth or boy too young to be called master -used as a title b: the eldest son of a Scottish viscount or baron 4a: a presiding officer in an institution or society [as a college] b: any of several officers of court appointed to assist [as by hearing and reporting] a judge 5a: a master mechanism or device b: an original from which copies can be made: esp: a master phonograph record or magnetic tape

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]




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