master class


noun

a small class for advanced students, especially a class in performance skills conducted by a distinguished musician.

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Origin of master class

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for masterclass

masterclass

/ (ˈmɑːstəˌklɑːs) /

noun

a session of tuition by an expert, esp a musician, for exceptional students, usually given in public or on television
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