how to pronounce mastery


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of mastery is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

mastery is pronounced in three syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of mastery

example pitch curve for pronunciation of mastery


test your pronunciation of mastery

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of mastery

video examples of mastery pronunciation

An example use of mastery in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… with me in this mastery session I take …”

meanings of mastery


  1. The position or authority of a master; dominion; command; supremacy; superiority.
  2. Superiority in war or competition; victory; triumph; preeminence.
  3. Contest for superiority.
  4. The philosopher's stone.
  5. A masterly operation; a feat.
  6. The act or process of mastering; the state of having mastered; expertise.

mastery frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word mastery occurs in english on average 4.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

Did this page help you?