English - Vietnamese Dictionary
mastery /'mɑ:stəri/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- ưu thế, thế hơn, thế thắng lợi
- to get (gain, obtain) the mastery of: hơn, chiếm thế hơn, thắng thế
- sự tinh thông, sự nắm vững, sự sử dụng thành thạo
masteries'mæstərɪ/'mɑːs-Advanced English Dictionary
+great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity
+power to dominate or defeat
+the act of mastering or subordinating someone
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U, sing.] ~ (of sth) great knowledge about or understanding of a particular thing: She has mastery of several languages. + The orchestra is unrivalled in terms of technical mastery and sheer vitality.
2 [U] ~ (of / over sb/sth) control or power: human mastery of the natural world + He struggled for mastery over his emotions.
absolute, complete, total | gradual
Children show gradual mastery of reading in the first years at school.
| practical, technical
He plays the violin with technical mastery, but no feeling.
VERB + MASTERY
The allied bombers had total mastery of the skies.
| demonstrate, display, show
He shows complete mastery of the instrument.
| achieve, acquire, attain, gain
He acquired mastery of four languages.
| ~ over
The king had absolute mastery over the country.
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