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
The Trump administration’s mastery of the online world notably doesn’t extend to Spanish-language content.
He and his dance ensemble display their rhythmic mastery on the Ford Theatres stage for one night.
The owner’s mastery of dough a given, the crust is beautifully charred in the oven.
The series of 18 badges, which is expected to roll out in September 2018, will be given to Scouts to indicate their mastery and leadership in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
The truth is, things that are meaningful, that reflect your values, and that require mastery often go hand in hand with stress.
The badges, which will be available starting in 2018, can be earned by girls in grades K-12 who demonstrate mastery of Internet security.
Once again, Roy demonstrates her mastery of exquisite prose, visionary intelligence and a bent for epic storytelling.
The mastery means that the team that developed the malware had extensive experience with the way electric grid systems work.
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Origin and Etymology of mastery
Middle English maistrie, from Anglo-French mestrie, maistrie, from meistre master
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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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