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master

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈmɑːstər/ US   /ˈmæstər/
to learn how to do something well: It only takes a few hours of practice to master the technique. They have mastered the art of learning from other people's mistakes.
Translations of “master”
in Arabic يُتْقِن…
in Korean -을 배우다…
in Malaysian menguasai…
in French apprendre…
in Turkish iyice öğrenmek, hakim olmak, ustalık kazanmak…
in Italian diventare padrone di…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制, 征服,制伏…
in Russian овладевать (знаниями и т. д.)…
in Polish opanować…
in Vietnamese thông thạo…
in Spanish dominar, ser experto en…
in Portuguese dominar…
in Thai เข้าใจถ่องแท้…
in German beherrschen…
in Catalan dominar…
in Japanese ~を習得する…
in Indonesian menguasai…
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制, 征服,制伏…
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