cultivated

UK [ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtɪd] / US [ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtəd] adjective
1) a cultivated person is well educated and knows how to behave politely

a cultivated man/voice/accent

2) cultivated land is used for growing crops or plants
3) developed from wild crops or plants and grown on farms or in gardens

wild and cultivated flowers


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • cultivated — adj. 1. marked by refinement in taste and manners; as, cultivated tastes in art. Syn: civilized, cultured, genteel, polite. [WordNet 1.5] 2. used for raising crops; of land or soil. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultivated — cultivated; un·cultivated; …   English syllables

  • cultivated — cultivated, cultured are both used to mean ‘having refined tastes and manners and a good education’, but they part company in other meanings. Cultivated distinguishes a crop raised in a garden from one growing wild; and cultured is used of pearls …   Modern English usage

  • cultivated — [kul′tə vāt΄id] adj. 1. prepared and used for growing crops; tilled [cultivated land] 2. grown by cultivation: opposed to WILD (sense 1) 3. trained and developed; refined; cultured …   English World dictionary

  • cultivated — index civil (polite), literate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cultivated — cul|ti|vat|ed [ˈkʌltıveıtıd] adj 1.) someone who is cultivated is intelligent and knows a lot about music, art, literature etc ▪ a highly cultivated man 2.) cultivated land is land that is used for growing crops or plants ▪ cultivated fields 3.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cultivated — adjective 1 someone who is cultivated is intelligent and knows a lot about music, art, literature etc: It was a pleasure to talk to such a cultivated audience. 2 land that is cultivated is used for growing crops or plants: cultivated fields 3… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cultivated — Cultivate Cul ti*vate (k?l t? v?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cultivated} ( v? t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cultivating} ( v? t?ng).] [LL. cultivatus, p. p. of cultivare to cultivate, fr. cultivus cultivated, fr. L. cultus, p. p. of colere to till,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultivated — cul|ti|vat|ed [ kʌltı,veıtəd ] adjective 1. ) a cultivated person is well educated and knows how to behave politely: a cultivated man/voice/accent 2. ) cultivated land is used for growing crops or plants a ) developed from wild crops or plants… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cultivated — [[t]kʌ̱ltɪveɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as cultivated, you mean they are well educated and have good manners. [FORMAL] His mother was an elegant, cultivated woman. Syn: refined 2) ADJ: ADJ n Cultivated plants have been… …   English dictionary

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