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Spanish translation of “master”


noun /ˈmaːstə/ (feminine mistress /ˈmistris/)
a person or thing that commands or controls I’m master in this house! an owner (of a slave, dog etc) 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) a polite title for a boy, in writing or in speaking Master John Wallace. masterful adjective showing the power, authority or determination of a master a masterful performance by the world’s No. 1 tennis player.. masterfully adverb
masterfulness noun masterly adjective showing the skill of a master His handling of the situation was masterly. masterliness noun mastery noun (usually with overor of) control, great skill or knowledge They eventually gained mastery over the enemy. master key a key which opens a number of locks.
llave maestra
mastermind noun the person planning and controlling an undertaking or scheme He was the mastermind behind the scheme. masterpiece noun a piece of work or art worthy (to be called the greatest achievement) of a master
obra maestra
He considers this picture his masterpiece.
master stroke a very clever thing to do This sudden, unexpected attack was a master stroke. master switch a switch for controlling a number of other switches There is a master switch that controls the electricity throughout the entire buidling. master of ceremonies 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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