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English

Etymology

Old English mæġester, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] magister (chief, teacher)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
master

Plural
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  1. someone who has control over something or someone
  2. owner of an animal or slave
  3. the captain of a merchant ship; a master mariner
  4. someone who employs others
  5. an expert at something
  6. a tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices
  7. a skilled artist
  8. (dated) a courtesy title of a man or a boy; mister. See Master.
  9. the original of a document or of a recording
  10. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The primary wide shot of a scene, into which the closeups will be edited later.

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Translations

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Adjective

master (not comparable)

Positive
master

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. masterful
  2. main, principal or predominant
  3. highly skilled
  4. original

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to master

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to master (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to be a master
  2. to control
  3. to learn to a high degree of proficiency

Translations


Norwegian

Noun

master

  1. Indefinite plural of mast

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