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Etymology[]

master +‎ piece, a calque of Dutch meesterstuk

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Masterpiece

Plural
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  1. A piece of work that has been given much critical praise, especially one that is considered the greatest work of a person's career.
  2. A work of outstanding creativity, skill or workmanship.
    Masterpieces are not completed, they are abandoned.
  3. A work created in order to qualify as a master craftsman and member of a guild.

Synonyms[]

  • chef d'œuvre

Translations[]

de:masterpiece et:masterpiece el:masterpiece fr:masterpiece ko:masterpiece it:masterpiece kn:masterpiece hu:masterpiece ja:masterpiece pl:masterpiece pt:masterpiece ru:masterpiece fi:masterpiece ta:masterpiece te:masterpiece vi:masterpiece zh:masterpiece

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