Definitions for cultivationˌkʌl təˈveɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cul•ti•va•tionˌkʌl təˈveɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act or art of cultivating.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. the state of being cultivated.

  3. culture; refinement.

Origin of cultivation:

1690–1700

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cultivation(noun)

    socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners

    "her cultivation was remarkable"

  2. cultivation(noun)

    (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

  3. polish, refinement, culture, cultivation, finish(noun)

    a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality

    "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad

  4. cultivation(noun)

    the process of fostering the growth of something

    "the cultivation of bees for honey"

  5. cultivation(noun)

    the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)

Wiktionary

  1. cultivation(Noun)

    The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture

    The heavy cultivation of the hillside led to soil erosion.

  2. cultivation(Noun)

    The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture

    These fields are in cultivation.

  3. cultivation(Noun)

    Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)

    His steadfast cultivation of their relationship finally bore fruit.

  4. cultivation(Noun)

    Advancement or refinement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition

    She is a woman of great cultivation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cultivation(noun)

    the art or act of cultivating; improvement for agricultural purposes or by agricultural processes; tillage; production by tillage

  2. Cultivation(noun)

    bestowal of time or attention for self-improvement or for the benefit of others; fostering care

  3. Cultivation(noun)

    the state of being cultivated; advancement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition; refinement; culture

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. cultivation

    A deliberate and calculated association with a person for the purpose of recruitment, obtaining information, or gaining control for these or other purposes.


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