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master

(1) Employer-employee law is sometimes called master-servant law.(2) A person appointed by a court to perform a specific function, such as to sell real estate that is in dispute or to assist with evidentiary issues or other duties. (The practice is rare in federal court, but very common in some state courts.)

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The move to field Meena, considered as Raje's master stroke, has put both his elder brother and the Congress in a catch- 22 situation.
It is a master stroke to bring in budding stars on loan to cover injuries.
WHAT an absolute master stroke Coventry City Council, ACL and the Higgs Trust pulled out of the bag taking Sisu to court some months ago.
It's the master stroke of eccentric choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, who spent months living with his performers in central China in order to learn about their ancient practices and share his own creative vision.
Raja Pervez Ashraf said that the project of Lady Health Workers (LHWs) was a master stroke of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto's genius, who kept the well-being of rural women close to her heart.
If some political party or government plays such a master stroke then such reactions are totally expected," said Jaiswal.
Bringing it here is a master stroke because it generates a much better atmosphere.
Using Villa Park for the big matches was a given, but offering St Andrews, the Hawthorns, Molineux and Bescot as training grounds is a master stroke.
THE late introduction of Vauxhall assistant manager Anthony Wright once again proved a master stroke.
A highly accessible true story of how an ordinary man proved capable of a military master stroke, and the fallout thereafter when the territory he claimed was retaken by Union troops.
Also, having to approach the roundabout in the wrong lane every morning is a master stroke.
Chris Neath continued his impressive recent form while James Grieves's late call-up to replace the injured Eric Carrillo proved a master stroke by the Monmore management.