Definition of master stroke in English:
A very skilful and opportune act: Klein’s master stroke was the creation of the advertorial
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- Confiscating everyone's toiletries on day one (replaced by a bare minimum of basics to share) is a master stroke.
- His ploy to unite the party behind the compromise of the current policy probably still feels a master stroke but he forgot the rest of Britain is less obsessed with Europe.
- Dividing the county into two main groups, with the first and second in each group to qualify for the semi-finals was a master stroke.
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