Cultivated - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkʌltɪveɪtɪd|  American pronunciation of the word cultivated
Brit.  |ˈkʌltɪveɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word cultivated
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto cultivate
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto cultivate

adjective

- no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use

cultivated roses
cultivated blackberries

- marked by refinement in taste and manners(syn: civilised, civilized, cultured, genteel, polite)

cultivated speech

Examples

...the museum's annual gala for charity attracts not only a very wealthy, but also a very cultivated crowd...

Some of the fields are cultivated while others lie fallow.

a plant that is cultivated for its fruit

He has carefully cultivated his image.

She cultivated a taste for fine wines.

Potatoes were first cultivated as a rare exotic.

We cultivated maize and watermelons.

rubber trees are usually cultivated in plantations

cultivated cabbage and wild cabbage are conspecific

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