cultivation

noun cul·ti·va·tion \ ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of cultivation

2 : the act or art of cultivating or tilling

Examples of cultivation in a Sentence

  1. people of cultivation appreciate the special experience that only live theater can provide

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First Known Use of cultivation

1553

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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CULTIVATION Defined for Kids

cultivation

noun cul·ti·va·tion \ ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən \

Definition of cultivation for Students

1 : the act or process of preparing the soil for the raising of crops
2 : refinement 2

Medical Dictionary

cultivation

noun cul·ti·va·tion \ ˌkəl-tə-ˈvā-shən \

medical Definition of cultivation

: culture 2


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