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concertmaster

[kon-sert-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈkɒn sərtˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
the leader of the first violins in a symphony orchestra, who is usually also the assistant to the conductor.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; translation of German Konzertmeister. See concert (noun), master
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concertmaster

/ˈkɒnsətˌmɑːstə/
noun
1.
a US and Canadian word for leader (sense 2a)
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