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English definition of “master stroke”

master stroke

noun [C usually singular] uk   mainly UK us  
an action that is very clever and produces success: His decision to change the team's formation for the final match was a master stroke.Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailures
(Definition of master stroke from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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