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masterpiecenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæs·tərˌpis/ (also masterwork,  /ˈmæs·tərˌwɜrk/ )
something made or done with great skill, esp. an artist’s greatest work
(Definition of masterpiece from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “masterpiece”
in Arabic تُحفة…
in Korean 걸작…
in Portuguese obra-prima…
in Catalan obra mestra…
in Japanese 傑作…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杰作, (个人)最杰出的作品, 极好的例子…
in Turkish şaheser, başyapıt, en iyi eser…
in Russian шедевр…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傑作, (個人)最傑出的作品, 極好的例子…
in Italian capolavoro…
in Polish arcydzieło…
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