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master

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɑːstər/
IN CHARGE B2 In the past, a servant's master was the man that they worked for.People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
TEACHER old-fashioned a male teacher: the Latin masterTeachers
SKILL someone who does something very well: He was a master of disguise.Experts and specialists
FOR COPYING a document or recording from which copies can be madeRecording sounds and images
Master of Arts/Science, etc a higher university qualification that usually takes 1 or 2 more years of study after your first qualification, or a person who has this qualificationQualifications in higher education
Master's (degree) B2 a higher university qualification: to study for a Master's degreeQualifications in higher education
Master formal a title for a boy, used before his family name or full name: Master Thomas MillsNames and titles
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