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masterwork Line breaks: master|work
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːstəwəːk/

Definition of masterwork in English:


A masterpiece: towering architectural masterworks like London St Pancras
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  • Here is a figure who rose from obscurity to create masterworks with the greatest musical mind of all time. Here is a poet who abandoned his vocation to sell tobacco.
  • In an important sense, a document such as the Magna Carta or the map of the human genome belongs to everyone, as do humanity's artistic and architectural masterworks.
  • Over the next five years, Sturges produced a series of comedy masterworks, combining zipping dialogue with lark-about action.

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