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master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (expert)maestro nm
  specialista nm, nf
 He is the master at fixing old cars.
 È un maestro nel riparare vecchie auto.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (slave owner)padrone nm
 "Yes, master", said the slave.
 "Si, padrone", disse lo schiavo.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (craftsman)artigiano nm
 After years as an apprentice woodworker, he became a master.
 Dopo anni come apprendista falegname, è diventato un artigiano.
master [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (become expert)diventare esperto di vi
  padroneggiare vtr
 He mastered heart surgery in only 2 years.
 È diventato un esperto di chirurgia a cuore aperto in soli due anni.
 
Additional Translations
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (leader)capo nm
  leader nm
 Who is the master of this group?
 Chi è il capo di questo gruppo?
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (proprietor)proprietario nm
  padrone nm
 The master went to eat lunch, leaving the shop under Henry's supervision.
 Il proprietario è andato a pranzo lasciando il negozio sotto la responsabilità di Henry.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (scholar)esperto, specialista nm
 He is a master in the study of ancient texts.
 È uno studioso di testi antichi.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK archaic (teacher)professore nm
 The master expects that we have our schoolwork finished on time.
 Il professore si aspetta che riusciamo a finire in tempo i nostri compiti.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (servant's employer)signore nm
 I need to ask the master what he wants for dinner.
 Devo chiedere al signore cosa desidera per cena.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nautical: captain)capitano nm
 You need to ask the master where we are sailing next.
 Devi chiedere al capitano qual è la nostra prossima meta.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (original)originale nm
 The software master is kept in a safe, but copies are freely available.
 Il software originale è chiuso in cassaforte, ma sono disponibili delle copie.
Master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK, archaic (title for a youth)signorino nm
 Master James Willis is much like his lazy, corpulent father.
 Il signorino James Willis assomiglia molto al suo padre grasso e pigro.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (head of household)capofamiglia nm
 He is the master of his home.
 È il capofamiglia.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (chess, bridge)campione nm
   (scacchi)maestro nm
 He is one of the youngest masters ever, but his chess skills are incredible.
 È uno dei campioni più giovani che ci sia mai stato, ma la sua abilità negli scacchi è incredibile.
master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (computing device)master nm
 The first disk is the master; the other one is the slave.
 Il primo disco è il master, il secondo è lo slave.
master vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (conquer)sottomettere, dominare nm
 Napoleon was able to master many countries.
 Napoleone è riuscito a sottomettere molte nazioni.
master vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (rule)dominare nm
 The dictator mastered his nation through fear and threats.
 Il dittatore dominava la nazione con paura e minacce.
master vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (tame)domare vtr
 It took a long time, but he finally mastered the wild horse.
 C'è voluto molto tempo, ma alla fine ha domato il cavallo selvatico.
master vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (control)controllare, domare, trattenere vtr
 If he wants to be taken seriously in business, he must learn to master his emotions.
 Se vuole essere preso sul serio negli affari deve imparare a controllare le sue emozioni.
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Master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (academic degree)  (università)master nm
   (università)laurea specialistica, laurea magistrale nf
 She has a Master of Arts in Psychology.
 Ha una laurea specialistica in psicologia.
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schoolmaster
master
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
dated (male teacher)maestro, insegnante nm
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
master | Master | schoolmaster |
arts-master professore d'arte nm
ballet master maestro di danza
dancing-master maestro di ballo
diving master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (highly-qualified scuba diver)istruttore subacqueo nm
  diving master, divemaster nm
games master maestro dei giochi
grand master gran maestro
harbor master
harbor-master
UK: harbour master
harbour-master
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (manager of a harbour)comandante del porto, comandante della capitaneria di porto nm
 The harbor master dispatched tugs to guide the huge tanker out of the harbor.
 Il comandante del porto ha mandato dei rimorchiatori per trainare la grossa petroliera fuori dal porto.
harbor master UScapitano di porto
lord and master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] with total power, boss)signore e padrone nm
 I need to ask my lord and master for permission to take a holiday.
 Devo chiedere al mio signore e padrone il permesso di andare in vacanza.
master bedroom nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (largest bedroom in a house)camera da letto principale nf
master builder capomastro nm
master carpenter mastro carpentiere
master clock orologio principale
master controller dispositivo di comando principale
master controller regolatore principale
master controller manipolatore
master copy nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (original of a document)originale nm
master craftsman mastro artigiano
master cylinder cilindro principale
master hand esperto
master key nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (passkey, key that opens a number of locks)  (chiave passepartout, francese)passepartout, passe-partout nm
 I lost the key to my apartment and so had to ask the caretaker to open the door for me with his master key.
 Ho perso la chiave del mio appartamento, perciò ho dovuto chiedere al custode di aprire la porta con il suo passe-partout.
master mariner comandante
master mason capomastro nm
master mechanic capomeccanico nm
master note nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bank: type of security)  (finanza)tipo di obbligazione nm
master of nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an expert in)maestro di, esperto in nm
master of nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person in charge of)titolare di, responsabile di nm
  comandante di nm
Master of Arts nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (MA: postgraduate degree)dottorato in discipline umanistiche nm
master of ceremonies nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who hosts an event)presentatore, conduttore nm
Master of Law nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (postgraduate legal qualification)dottorato in legge nm
Master of Science nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (postgraduate qualification)dottorato in discipline scientifiche nm
 The Institute offers tuition leading to Master of Arts (MA) and Master of Science (MSc) degrees.
master of the house nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (male head of household)capofamiglia nm
master plan nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (large scale scheme or project)piano generale nm
 Tonight, the corporation will unveil its master plan to maximize third-quarter profit.
 Stasera il consiglio rivelerà il piano generale per massimizzare i profitti dell'azienda.
master race nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Nazis' Aryan ideal)razza superiore nf
master sergeant sergente maggiore
master stroke colpo maestro
master switch interruttore generale
master tape nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (original recording)  (registrazioni, supporti di dati)originale nm
 I made a copy in case the master tape was destroyed or stolen.
 Ho fatto una copia per stare tranquilli nel caso in cui l'originale venga distrutto o rubato.
   (musica: supporto originale)master nm
 Ad un'asta il mese scorso è stato venduto il master di un concerto dei Beatles per parecchie migliaia di euro.
master touch tocco da maestro
master-work capolavoro nm
Master's degree nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (one-year postgraduate qualification)  (corso specializzazione postuniversitario)master nm
 He has a Bachelors in Arts and is now doing a Master's degree in English Literature.
 Ho deciso che dopo la laurea mi iscriverò ad un master di un anno in Risorse Umane.
   (università: dopo laurea triennale)laurea specialistica, laurea magistrale nf
Master's degree nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (post graduate qualification)  (università: dopo laurea triennale)laurea specialistica, laurea magistrale nf
 I have a master's degree in history.
 Ho una laurea specialistica in storia.
old master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (great painter of the past)  (pittura)grande maestro nm
past master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] skilled and successful at [sth])  (figurato)maestro nm
 Don't believe a word he says. He's a past master at lying.
 Non credere assolutamente a quello che ti dice: Mario è un maestro nel raccontare bugie.
slave master nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who keeps captive worker)schiavista, negriero nm
three-master a tre alberi
two-master a due alberi
young master signorino nm
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