[ mas-ter-ship, mah-ster- ]
/ ˈmæs tərˌʃɪp, ˈmɑ stər- /


the office, function, or authority of a master.
control; command: to have mastership over one's desires.
mastery, as of a subject.
expert skill or knowledge: He played with the mastership of a devoted musician.


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Origin of mastership

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at master, -ship Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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