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Magnum opus

The phrase “magnum opus” comes from Latin and means “great work” or “masterpiece” in English. It is often used to describe someone’s most significant or greatest achievement, especially in the fields of art, literature, science, music, or any other creative or intellectual endeavor. A magnum opus is the highest point of an individual’s or a group’s creative output, and it is considered their most valuable and lasting contribution to their field. This term is used to appreciate and recognize outstanding accomplishments.

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