mastery Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “mastery” in the English Dictionary

"mastery" in British English

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masterynoun [U]

uk   /ˈmɑː.stər.i/  us   /ˈmæs.tɚ-/

mastery noun [U] (CONTROL)

completecontrol of something: her mastery of the ​situation

mastery noun [U] (SKILL)

If someone has a mastery of something, they are ​extremelyskilled at it: her mastery of the ​violin
(Definition of mastery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mastery" in American English

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masterynoun [U]

 us   /ˈmæs·tər·i/

mastery noun [U] (SKILL)

greatskill in a ​particularjob or ​activity: Louis Armstrong’s mastery of the ​trumpet is ​legendary. Only a ​singer of Fitzgerald's mastery could have ​tackled such an ​immenseproject.

mastery noun [U] (CONTROL)

completecontrol: Of ​course mastery over one's ​circumstances may give ​rise to ​arrogance and ​intolerance (= make someone ​think he or she is ​better than other ​people).
(Definition of mastery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mastery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制, 完全的控制…
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制, 完全的控制…
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