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mas·ter·y

 (măs′tə-rē)
n. pl. mas·ter·ies
1. Possession of consummate skill.
2. The status of master or ruler; control: mastery of the seas.
3. Full command of a subject of study: Her mastery of economic theory impressed the professors.

mastery

(ˈmɑːstərɪ)
n, pl -teries
1. full command or understanding of a subject
2. outstanding skill; expertise
3. the power of command; control
4. victory or superiority

mas•ter•y

(ˈmæs tə ri, ˈmɑ stə-)

n., pl. -ter•ies.
1. command; grasp: a mastery of Italian.
2. superiority; dominance: mastery over one's enemies.
3. expert skill or knowledge.
4. possession of skillful technique.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mastery - great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activitymastery - great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
skillfulness - the state of being cognitively skillful
2.mastery - power to dominate or defeatmastery - power to dominate or defeat; "mastery of the seas"
transcendence, transcendency, superiority - the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits
ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, dominance, control - the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
3.mastery - the act of mastering or subordinating someonemastery - the act of mastering or subordinating someone
domination - social control by dominating

mastery

mastery

noun
1. Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity:
Informal: know-how.
2. The right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge:
Informal: say-so.
3. The act of exercising controlling power or the condition of being so controlled:
Translations
سيْطَرَه، بَراعَه، تَضَلُّع
kontrolamocvláda
kontrol
vald; snilli; afburîaòekking

mastery

[ˈmɑːstərɪ] N
1. (= understanding) [of subject, technique] → dominio m
2. (= skill) → maestría f
his mastery on the football fieldsu maestría en el terreno de juego
3. (= control) (over competitors etc) → dominio m, superioridad f
to gain the mastery of (= dominate) → llegar a dominar; (= take over) → hacerse el señor de

mastery

[ˈmɑːstəri] n [language, technique, subject] → maîtrise f

mastery

n (= control: of language, technique, instrument etc)Beherrschung f; (= skill)Können nt; (over competitors etc) → Oberhand f; mastery of the seasHerrschaft füber die Meere; the painter’s mastery of formdes Malers meisterhafter Gebrauch von Form; to gain the mastery of somethingetw beherrschen

mastery

[ˈmɑːstrɪ] n mastery (of) (subject, musical instrument) → padronanza (di); (of the seas) → dominio (su), supremazia (su)
mastery (at) (skill) → virtuosità f inv (a or in), maestria (a or in)
mastery (over) (competitors) → superiorità f inv (su)

master

(ˈmaːstə) feminine mistress (ˈmistris) noun
1. a person or thing that commands or controls. I'm master in this house!
2. an owner (of a slave, dog etc). The dog ran to its master.
3. a male teacher. the Maths master.
4. the commander of a merchant ship. the ship's master.
5. a person very skilled in an art, science etc. He's a real master at painting.
6. (with capital) a polite title for a boy, in writing or in speaking. Master John Smith.
adjective
(of a person in a job) fully qualified, skilled and experienced. a master builder/mariner/plumber.
verb
1. to overcome (an opponent, handicap etc). She has mastered her fear of heights.
2. to become skilful in. I don't think I'll ever master arithmetic.
ˈmasterful adjective
showing the power, authority or determination of a master. a masterful man.
ˈmasterfully adverb
ˈmasterfulness noun
ˈmasterly adjective
showing the skill of a master. His handling of the situation was masterly.
ˈmasterliness noun
ˈmastery noun
(usually with over or of) control, great skill or knowledge. We have gained mastery over the enemy.
master key
a key which opens a number of locks.
ˈmastermind noun
the person planning and controlling an undertaking or scheme. He was the mastermind behind the scheme.
verb
to plan (such a scheme). Who masterminded the robbery?
ˈmasterpiece noun
a piece of work or art worthy (to be called the greatest achievement) of a master. He considers this picture his masterpiece.
master stroke
a very clever thing to do. This sudden, unexpected attack was a master stroke.
master switch
a switch for controlling a number of other switches. There is a master switch that controls all the electricity.
master of ceremonies abbreviation ( MC)
a person who announces the various stages of an entertainment, formal social gathering, series of speakers at a dinner etc. The master of ceremonies introduced the speaker.
References in classic literature ?
TWO GAME COCKS were fiercely fighting for the mastery of the farmyard.
Here was mastery and power, something far and away beyond him.
Sooner or later they would get him, if he did not get them first, if he did not once again sear on their dark souls the flaming mastery of the white man.
Women were fluttery creatures, and here mere mastery would prove a bungle.
With his forces intact he will dispute the mastery of the Empire, and thus, without losing a man, his triumph will be complete.
With the certainty of absolute mastery he causes men and women to live for us, a vast representative group, in all the actual variety of age and station, perfectly realized in all the subtile diversities and inconsistencies of protean human nature.
But the abbe, though he evidently enjoyed the beauty of his companion, was absorbed in his mastery of the matter.
And yet I have had the weakness, and have still the weakness, to wish you to know with what a sudden mastery you kindled me, heap of ashes that I am, into fire--a fire, however, inseparable in its nature from myself, quickening nothing, lighting nothing, doing no service, idly burning away.
here is need for you to put forth the might of your strong arms, for they of the Court are gaining the mastery in the tourney
He was inexorable, and she sat still, and d'Urberville gave her the kiss of mastery.
Here was another weight of chain to drag, and poor Lydgate was in a bad mood for bearing her dumb mastery.
At the same time he feels his mastery, and is abjectly grateful to him in his own simple love of the good for his patronage of the unassuming virtues.