master class

noun

Definition of master class

: a seminar for advanced music students conducted by a master musician

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The Portuguese firm’s design for Casa Belas Clube de Campo is a master class in how to use simple shapes to maximum effect. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Gorgeously geometric house rises in Portugal," 5 July 2019 Bernie Sanders down in Mississippi today - IN MISSISSIPPI - giving a master class on expressing TOTAL ignorance of how black folks work. Ella Nilsen, Vox, "Bernie Sanders heads to the South. Can he win over black voters?," 20 Apr. 2018 Watch the video to see more of French Montana’s day to day, or a general master class on how to live your best life. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Surfing, Mint Tea, and Moroccan Silk: 24 Hours With French Montana," 17 May 2019 Every day is a master class in trying to remain calm while containing endless curiosity. Julie Cordua, Marie Claire, ""How I Won Millions of Dollars from TED to End Child Pornography"," 17 Apr. 2019 When The Wing recently offered a skin-care master class with Tata Harper herself, I was immediately intrigued. Hannah Dylan Pasternak, SELF, "6 Things I Learned From Natural Skin-Care Legend Tata Harper," 25 Sep. 2018 Rondo is giving a master class from the point guard position. OregonLive.com, "Trail Blazers links: Is it time to break up the Blazers?," 20 Apr. 2018 Brewed in the heart of Washington state's hop country, this West Coast-style IPA drinks like a master class in everything an expert blend of hops can offer. Matt Allyn, Popular Mechanics, "The 10 Best IPAs You've Got to Try," 8 May 2017 The story of how Epstein got such a light sentence — and who was involved — is a master class in the power dynamics that have been exposed by the #MeToo movement but have yet to truly change. Jane Coaston, Vox, "Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender who is friends with Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, explained," 22 Feb. 2019

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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