cultivated

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adjective cul·ti·vat·ed \ ˈkəl-tə-ˌvā-təd \

Definition of cultivated

:refined, educated
  • cultivated speech
  • cultivated tastes

Examples of cultivated in a Sentence

  1. the museum's annual gala for charity attracts not only a very wealthy, but also a very cultivated crowd

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First Known Use of cultivated

1645


CULTIVATED Defined for English Language Learners

cultivated

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Definition of cultivated for English Language Learners

  • : raised or grown on a farm or under other controlled conditions

  • : prepared and used for growing crops

  • : having or showing good education, taste, and manners


CULTIVATED Defined for Kids

cultivated

adjective cul·ti·vat·ed \ ˈkəl-tə-ˌvā-təd \

Definition of cultivated for Students

1 :raised or grown on a farm or under other controlled conditions
  • cultivated fruits
2 :having or showing good education and proper manners


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