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noun [countable] masterpiece pronunciation in American English /ˈmæstərˌpis/
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  1. 1
    an excellent painting, book, piece of music, etc., or the best work of art that a particular artist, writer, musician, etc. has ever produced

    Vertigo” is the film widely regarded as Hitchcock’s masterpiece.

  2. 2
    an extremely good example of something
    a masterpiece of something:

    a masterpiece of medieval architecture

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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