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cosmopolitan

adjective

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having a wide and refined knowledge of the world especially from personal experience
  • a college student who now seems conspicuously cosmopolitan after spending his junior year abroad

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cosmopolitan

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Synonyms & Antonyms of cosmopolitan (Entry 2 of 2)

a person with the outlook, experience, and manners thought to be typical of big city dwellers
  • as someone who had lived in Paris for a year as an exchange student, she seemed very much the cosmopolitan to her old classmates

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The first known use of cosmopolitan was circa 1645

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“Cosmopolitan.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cosmopolitan. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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