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masterpiece

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɑː.stə.piːs/  us   /ˈmæs.tɚ-/
C2 (also masterwork ) a work of art such as a painting, film, or book that is made with great skill: Leonardo's "Last Supper" is widely regarded as a masterpiece.
See also
a skilful or impressive example of something: Her press conference was a masterpiece of media manipulation.
Translations of “masterpiece”
in Korean 걸작…
in Arabic تُحفة…
in Portuguese obra-prima…
in Catalan obra mestra…
in Japanese 傑作…
in Italian capolavoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傑作, (個人)最傑出的作品, 極好的例子…
in Russian шедевр…
in Turkish şaheser, başyapıt, en iyi eser…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杰作, (个人)最杰出的作品, 极好的例子…
in Polish arcydzieło…
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