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magnum opus

noun [S] uk   us   formal
the most important piece of work done by a writer or artist: Picasso's Guernica is considered by many to be his magnum opus.
Translations of “magnum opus”
in Chinese (Traditional) (作家或藝術家的)代表作,力作…
in Chinese (Simplified) (作家或艺术家的)代表作,力作…
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