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Definition of 'masterpiece'

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Although it is now considered to be a masterpiece, the film was a critical and commercial flop. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Together they brought a new insight into how the great artist shaped his masterpiece. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The list made me realise how many of the masterpieces were religious works of art. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Think of the creative masterpieces he could conceive of while watching golf. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The astonishing thing is that this parttime composer produced gigantic masterpieces encompassing whole worlds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This masterpiece of comic observation came from deep conviction. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Picking up on studio rumours and casting announcements they have been trying to decipher whether or not the film is a masterpiece. The Sun (2006)His whole performance was a masterpiece of football's attacking arts. The Sun (2015)This game works only with masterpieces, and their supply is drying up. Times, Sunday Times (2015)First, his performances of musical masterpieces are spare and unadorned. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The film is no masterpiece, but nor is it a total washout. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One such claimant is a descendant of the 18th-century artist whose masterpiece she alleges was taken from her. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was outrage in some quarters, but most critics and viewers acknowledged the film as a masterpiece. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The film is a masterpiece! Times, Sunday Times (2009)A creative masterpiece and our bestseller. Times, Sunday Times (2006)No offence ') is a miniature comic masterpiece. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a comic masterpiece that goes way, way beyond the laughter of the earlier series. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And when he finally saw her performance, a masterpiece of righteous anger and polite smiles, he was overwhelmed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Miss it, and you will miss a comic masterpiece that goes way, way beyond the laughter of the earlier series. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A real insight into the Renaissance artist 's masterpiece. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An arts and crafts masterpiece, it has been in the same family since it was built 100 years ago and opened to guests last year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

Synonyms of 'masterpiece'

classic, tour de force, pièce de résistance, magnum opus

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Translations for 'masterpiece'

British English: masterpiece /ˈmɑːstəˌpiːs/ NOUN
A masterpiece is an extremely good painting, novel, film, or other work of art.
His book is a masterpiece.
  • American English: masterpiece
  • Arabic: رَائِعَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: obra-prima
  • Chinese: 杰作
  • Croatian: remek djelo
  • Czech: mistrovské dílo
  • Danish: mesterværk
  • Dutch: meesterstuk
  • European Spanish: obra maestra
  • Finnish: mestariteos
  • French: chef d’œuvre
  • German: Meisterstück
  • Greek: αριστούργημα
  • Italian: capolavoro
  • Japanese: 傑作
  • Korean: 걸작
  • Norwegian: mesterverk
  • Polish: arcydzieło
  • European Portuguese: obra-prima
  • Romanian: capodoperă
  • Russian: шедевр
  • Spanish: obra maestra
  • Swedish: mästerverk
  • Thai: งานชิ้นเอก
  • Turkish: şaheser
  • Ukrainian: шедевр
  • Vietnamese: kiệt tác

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