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One reason people like series is they give a sense of mastery of a subject. Christianity Today (2000)He excelled at sprinting on the track and has already shown his mastery of it on the road. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But their mastery shows just as much in the decisiveness and the perfect timing with which they let apparently vital men go. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are showing of their mastery: they are also acquiring it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's full of ideas and shows a mastery of form. The Sun (2009)As a demonstration of technical mastery, this show would be hard to beat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The heart had been removed in an operation that showed a real mastery of surgical practices, the institute added. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Second, he knows that one of the essentials of stride playing is to show an effortless mastery of anything a competitor might do. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What matters now, you see, is not the mastery of subject knowledge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They always seek to impose their mastery, skills, speed and passing game on the opposition. The Sun (2011)All the chapters in this volume show a comparable mastery of both Greek literature and Greek medicine. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)They want people whose mastery of basic IT is complemented by knowledge of the part it has to play in modern business. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hard work and mastery of the basics is the message to get across; there are five years ahead and lots of things can change in that time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is based on profound scholarship, is engaging and inquiring, and shows a mastery of both the detail and the bigger picture. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
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British English: mastery NOUN
If you show mastery of a particular skill or language, you show that you have learned or understood it completely and have no difficulty using it.
He doesn't have mastery of the basic rules of grammar.
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