Examples of mastery in a Sentence
We were impressed by her mastery of the subject.
She achieved a complete mastery of French.
He struggled to gain mastery of his fears.
Recent Examples of mastery from the Web
But mastery learning is almost completely at odds with American school traditions.
CALmatters breaks the data down in a way that shows how gender interacts with race and class in the mastery of basic reading, writing and listening skills that are tested on state exams.
The school will award credit based on students’ ability to demonstrate mastery, and students will earn credit at their own pace instead of being organized into grade levels.
Hendricks' downfall was especially dramatic because of his earlier mastery.
Nowitzki’s mastery of the moment and Rick Carlisle’s direction made the Mavs the perfect LeBron foil … in 2011.
Others, though, see Mr. Usovsky as evidence of Russia’s mastery of plausible deniability and its willingness to bet on opportunists, no matter how slim their chances of success.
The technique has roots in European jewelry-making, and Chao's mastery of the art has enabled her to recruit the best European gem-setters.
Each day’s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery.
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Origin and Etymology of mastery
Middle English maistrie, from Anglo-French mestrie, maistrie, from meistre master
First Known Use: 13th century
MASTERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mastery for English Language Learners
: knowledge and skill that allows you to do, use, or understand something very well
: complete control of something
MASTERY Defined for Kids
Definition of mastery for Students
1 : complete control The wrestler gained mastery over all of his opponents.
2 : a very high level of skill or knowledge He achieved a complete mastery of the language.
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