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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. C. C. Colton:

    Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.

  2. Jim Mann:

    Our findings provide convincing evidence for nutrition guidelines to focus on increasing dietary fiber and on replacing refined grains with whole grains. This reduces incidence risk and mortality from a broad range of important diseases.

  3. 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.

  4. Arthur Balfour:

    He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.

  5. 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.

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