socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
"her cultivation was remarkable"
(agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
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
the process of fostering the growth of something
"the cultivation of bees for honey"
the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)
The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
The heavy cultivation of the hillside led to soil erosion.
The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
These fields are in cultivation.
Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
His steadfast cultivation of their relationship finally bore fruit.
Advancement or refinement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition
She is a woman of great cultivation.
the art or act of cultivating; improvement for agricultural purposes or by agricultural processes; tillage; production by tillage
bestowal of time or attention for self-improvement or for the benefit of others; fostering care
the state of being cultivated; advancement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition; refinement; culture
Origin: [Cf. F. cultivation.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A deliberate and calculated association with a person for the purpose of recruitment, obtaining information, or gaining control for these or other purposes.
The numerical value of cultivation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of cultivation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Next to selfishness the principal cause which makes life unsatisfactory is want of mental cultivation.
A mind without instruction can no more bear fruit than can a field, however fertile, without cultivation.
If you consider what are called the virtues in mankind, you will find their growth is assisted by education and cultivation.
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.
We depend on timely rainfall for crop cultivation, we may not be able to feed ourselves or have the proper yield. The rain is either too late, too little or too much.
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