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mastery

noun

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1 a highly developed skill in or knowledge of something
  • the exchange student returned from her year in Spain with a complete mastery of the language

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2 the right or means to command or control others
  • the British monarch has only token mastery over the citizens of the United Kingdom

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The first known use of mastery was in the 13th century

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“Mastery.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mastery. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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