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Definition of masterpiece noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

masterpiece

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmæstərˌpis//
 
(also masterwork)
 
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a work of art such as a painting, movie, book, etc. that is an excellent, or the best, example of the artist's work The museum houses several of his Cubist masterpieces. Her work is a masterpiece of (= an excellent example of) simplicity.