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  1. magnum opus(noun)

    a great work of art or literature

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  1. magnum opus(n.)

    The greatest work or achievement of a particular artist, writer, or other individual.

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  1. magnum opus(Noun)

    A great work of literature or art, a masterpiece.

  2. magnum opus(Noun)

    The best, most popular, or most renowned achievement of an author or artist, representing his major life effort.

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  1. Magnum opus

    Magnum opus, from the Latin meaning "great work", refers to the largest, and perhaps the best, greatest, most popular, or most renowned achievement of a writer, artist, composer, or craftsman.


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