Refined - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈfaɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word refined
Brit.  |rɪˈfʌɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word refined
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto refine
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto refine

adjective

- showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience (syn: polished, urbane)
- precise to a fine degree

due to the limitations of the available tools, a more refined analysis of the data may be necessary

- suggesting taste, ease, and wealth (syn: elegant, graceful)

Examples

She has become more refined in her painting technique.

He has very refined manners.

refined and elegant works of art

Laser surgery has become much more refined over the last decade.

due to the limitations of the available tools, a more refined analysis of the data may be necessary

This technique was then adapted and refined by the more sophisticated cultures of the ancient world.

many valuable nutrients are refined out of the foods in our modern diet

she was refined in her choice of apparel

how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?

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