cultured

adjective cul·tured \ ˈkəl-chərd \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of cultured

2 : produced under artificial conditions
  • cultured viruses
  • cultured pearls

Examples of cultured in a Sentence

  1. the most highly cultured period of the country's long history

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First Known Use of cultured

circa 1746

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CULTURED Defined for English Language Learners

cultured

adjective

Definition of cultured for English Language Learners

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

  • : grown or made under controlled conditions


CULTURED Defined for Kids

cultured

adjective cul·tured \ ˈkəl-chərd \

Definition of cultured for Students

1 : having or showing refinement in taste, speech, or manners
2 : produced under artificial conditions
  • cultured pearls


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