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mastery

Pronunciation: /ˈmæstəri; ˈmɑːstəri/

Translation of mastery in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (expertise, skill) maestría (feminine); (of language, technique) dominio (masculine) the mastery of Andrés Segovia la maestría de Andrés Segovia
    Example sentences
    • Yet, accomplished mastery of all the knowledge and techniques important to preaching may not make the preacher successful.
    • This demonstrates how dichotomous scoring cannot reward students for less than full knowledge or mastery of the content area.
    • His quest for knowledge and mastery extends beyond the proper way to run a slant pattern, although he could tell you that, step by step.
    1.2 (control) dominio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Those are the people that want to control you and have mastery over the way that you think.
    • The third section tells how one gains mastery over natural forces through thought control.
    • He is seated on a tiger skin, a symbol of power, showing his mastery over the animal world.

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