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task·mas·ter

 (tăsk′măs′tər)
n.
A person who regularly imposes difficult or demanding tasks.
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taskmaster

(ˈtɑːskˌmɑːstə)
n
a person, discipline, etc, that enforces work, esp hard or continuous work: his teacher is a hard taskmaster.
ˈtaskˌmistress fem n
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task•mas•ter

(ˈtæskˌmæs tər, ˈtɑskˌmɑ stər)

n.
a person who assigns tasks, esp. burdensome ones, to others or who supervises others' work rigorously.
[1520–30]
task′mas`ter•ship`, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taskmaster - someone who imposes hard or continuous work
slave driver - a supervisor of slaves at work
supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
taskmistress - a woman taskmaster
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taskmaster

noun
Someone who directs and supervises workers:
Informal: straw boss.
Slang: chief.
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Translations

taskmaster

[ˈtɑːskˌmɑːstəʳ] N he's a hard taskmasteres muy exigente, es un tirano
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taskmaster

[ˈtɑːskmɑːstər] n
to be a hard taskmaster → être un chef exigeant
He's a hard taskmaster → C'est un chef exigeant.
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taskmaster

[ˈtɑːskˌmɑːstəʳ] n he's a hard taskmasterè un vero tiranno
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