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Noun: mastering  mã-stu-ring
  1. Becoming proficient in the use of something; having mastery of
    "his mastering the art of cooking took a long time"
  2. The act of making a master recording from which copies can be made
    "he received a bill for mastering the concert and making 100 copies"
Verb: master  mã-stu(r)
  1. Be or become completely proficient or skilled in
    "She mastered Japanese in less than two years";
    - get the hang
  2. Get on top of; deal with successfully
    "He mastered his shyness";
    - overcome, get over, subdue, surmount
  3. Have dominance or the power to defeat over
    "Her pain completely mastered her"; "The methods can master the problems";
    - dominate
  4. Have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of
    - control

Derived forms: masterings

Type of: beat, beat out, command, control, crush, education, know, recording, shell, transcription, trounce, vanquish

Encyclopedia: Mastering

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