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noun [C] (CONTROLLER)    /ˈmɑː.stər/ US  /ˈmæs.tɚ/
B2 a person who has control over or responsibility for someone or something, or who is the most important or powerful person in a situation or organization: old-fashioned a slave and his master With careful training, a dog will obey its master completely. She was the victim of her circumstances rather than the master of her fate.People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors the captain of a ship that carries goods : Ship's masters are in charge of a ship, its crew and any cargo it is carrying, at sea and in port.
(Definition of master noun (CONTROLLER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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