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Definitions for refined
rɪˈfaɪndre·fined

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refined(adj)

    (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

    "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"

  2. refined, processed(adj)

    freed from impurities by processing

    "refined sugar"; "refined oil"; "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare

  3. polished, refined, svelte, urbane(adj)

    showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience

    "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"

  4. elegant, graceful, refined(adj)

    suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

  5. neat, refined, tasteful(adj)

    free from what is tawdry or unbecoming

    "a neat style"; "a neat set of rules"; "she hated to have her neat plans upset"

Wiktionary

  1. refined(Adjective)

    Showing or having good feelings or good taste.

    Ozzie and Harriet are refined people.

  2. refined(Adjective)

    An absence of coarseness.

  3. refined(Adjective)

    Not vulgar.

  4. refined(Adjective)

    Without impurities.

    The sugar was refined, not gritty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Refined

    of Refine

  2. Refined(adj)

    freed from impurities or alloy; purifed; polished; cultured; delicate; as; refined gold; refined language; refined sentiments

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How to say refined in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refined in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refined in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of refined in a Sentence

  1. The United:

    Our information suggests that between January 1 and May 30 of 2018, DPRK (North Korean) tankers have called in port in the DPRK at least 89 times likely to deliver refined petroleum products illicitly procured via STS (ship-to-ship) transfers.

  2. Dariush Mozzafarian:

    Numerous trials have shown that, in people trying to lose weight, high-fat diets that focus on reducing starch, other refined grains and sugars are as effective or more effective than healthy low-fat diets in the long term, this trial should finally lay to rest our country’s long-running fear of fat, when it comes from healthy foods such as nuts and extra virgin olive oil.

  3. Dan Flikweert:

    If hell uses highly refined uranium and completely pure hydrogen to stoke its fires, the roaring furnaces there will still be too cold for these depraved beings. (Speaking about the leaders of North Korea...) read about it here: http://standfortheright.com/archives/540

  4. Darmin Nasution:

    All this time, refinery projects are always given to Pertamina or for Pertamina and its partners, in the future, we will open it for private investors, although the refined products must be sold to Pertamina to be distributed to the whole of Indonesia.

  5. Jorge Lomonaco:

    The aim is to achieve a reporting system which is the same for everyone, it still needs to be refined and work will continue on it.

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