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"Master of Arts" in British English

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Master of Artsnoun [C]

uk   /ˌmɑː.stər əv ˈɑːts/  us   /ˌmæs.tɚ əv ˈɑːrts/ (abbreviation MA)
an advanced college or university degree in a subject such as literature, language, history, or social science, or a person who has this degree
(Definition of Master of Arts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Master of Arts" in American English

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Master of Artsnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæs·tər əv ˈɑrts/ (also master’s degree, abbreviation M.A.)
a college or university degree in an art or social science that is higher than a bachelor’s degree and below a doctor’s degree
(Definition of Master of Arts from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Master of Arts" in Business English

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Master of Artsnoun [C]

uk   us  
→  MA
(Definition of Master of Arts from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Master of Arts”
in Chinese (Simplified) 文科硕士学位, 文科硕士…
in Chinese (Traditional) 文學碩士學位, 文學碩士…
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