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master
British English: /ˈmɑːstə/
American English: /ˈmæstər/

Translation of master in German:

noun

  • 1
    Herr Mask.
    be master of something/oneself
    Herr über etwas Akk. /sich selbst sein
    be master of the situation/[the] master of one's fate
    Herr der Lage/seines Schicksals sein
    be one's own master make oneself master of something
    sich zum Herrn über etwas Akk. machen
  • 2
    (of animal, slave) Halter Mask.
    (of dog) Herrchen Neutr.
    (Hunting)
    Master Mask.
    (of ship) Kapitän Mask.
    (of college) Rektor Mask.
    (of livery company, masonic lodge) Meister Mask.
    master of the house
    Hausherr Mask.
    be master in one's own house
    Herr im eigenen Hause sein
    master's certificate or ticket (Nautical) mariner
  • 3 (School) (teacher)
    Lehrer Mask.
    French master
    Französischlehrer Mask.
  • 4find or meet [in somebody] one's master
    [in jemandem] seinen Meister finden
  • 5 (employer)
    Herr Mask.
  • 6 (in titles)
    (Hofkapell-, Schatz-, Ritt-, Waffen- usw.)
    meister Mask.
    Master of Ceremonies
    (for variety programme etc.) Conférencier Mask.
    Master of the Rolls (British English) (Law)
    Präsident des Berufungsgerichts
  • 7 (original of document, film, etc.)
    Original Neutr.
  • 9 (skilled workman)master craftsman/carpenter
    Handwerks-/Tischlermeister Mask.
  • 10 (University) (postgraduate degree)
    Magister Mask.
    master of Arts/Science
    Magister Artium/rerum naturalium
    he got his master's degree in 1971
    er hat 1971 den od. seinen Magister gemacht
  • 11 (boy's title)
    junger Herr [archaic]
    Master Theo/Richard etc.
    Master Theo/Richard usw.

adjective

  • 1 (commanding)the master race
    die Herrenrasse
    master card
    Leitkarte Fem. (Computing)
  • 2 (principal)
    Haupt (strategie, -liste)
    master tape/copy
    (Originalband das, Original das)

transitive verb

  • 1 (learn) have mastered a language/subject/instrument
    eine Sprache/ein Fach/ein Instrument beherrschen

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