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Translation of "master" - English-Spanish dictionary

master

noun /ˈmaːstə/ ( feminine mistress /ˈmistris/)
a person or thing that commands or controls señor, dueño; señora, dueña I’m master in this house! an owner (of a slave, dog etc) amo, ama The dog ran to its master. a male teacher maestro, profesor; maestra, profesora the Maths master. the commander of a merchant ship capitán, patrón; capitana, patrona the ship’s master. a person very skilled in an art, science etc maestro, maestra He’s a real master at painting. (with capital ) (old-fashioned) a polite title for a boy, in writing or in speaking señor; señora Master John Wallace. masterful adjective showing the power, authority or determination of a master con autoridad, dominante a masterful performance by the world’s No. 1 tennis player. masterfully adverb magistralmente She dealt with the crisis masterfully. masterfulness noun dominio masterly adjective showing the skill of a master magistral His handling of the situation was masterly. masterliness noun carácter magistral mastery noun (usually with overor of) control, great skill or knowledge dominio They eventually gained mastery over the enemy. master key noun a key which opens a number of locks. llave maestra mastermind noun the person planning and controlling an undertaking or scheme cerebro He was the mastermind behind the scheme. masterpiecemaster’s degree noun, noun ( (also master’sinformal)) a university degree that students can get by studying for one or two years after completing their first degree máster, postgrado What are you going to study for your Master’s? master stroke noun a very clever thing to do golpe maestro This sudden, unexpected attack was a master stroke. master switch noun a switch for controlling a number of other switches interruptor central There is a master switch that controls the electricity throughout the entire buildling. master of ceremonies noun ( abbreviation MC) a person who announces the various stages of an entertainment, formal social gathering, series of speakers at a dinner etc maestro de ceremonias The master of ceremonies introduced the speaker.
(Definition of master from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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