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cul·tured

 (kŭl′chərd)
adj.
1. Educated, polished, and refined; cultivated.
2. Produced under artificial and controlled conditions: cultured pearls.

cultured

(ˈkʌltʃəd)
adj
1. showing or having good taste, manners, upbringing, and education
2. (Biology) artificially grown or synthesized: cultured pearls.
3. sport of superior quality, as though the product of special training: a cultured left foot; a cultured backhand.

cul•tured

(ˈkʌl tʃərd)

adj.
1. enlightened; refined.
2. artificially nurtured or grown: cultured bacteria.
3. cultivated; tilled.
[1735–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cultured - marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"

cultured

cultured

adjective
Characterized by discriminating taste and broad knowledge as a result of development or education:
Translations
مُثَقَّف، مُتَحَضّر، راقِ
kultivovaný
dannetkultiveret
menntaîur, fágaîur
kültürlü

cultured

[ˈkʌltʃəd]
A. ADJ [person] → culto, cultivado; [tastes, voice] → refinado
B. CPD cultured pearl Nperla f cultivada

cultured

[ˈkʌltʃərd] adj
(= well-educated, refined) [person, voice] → cultivé(e)
(BIOLOGY) (grown in a laboratory) [cells] → de culturecultured pearl nperle f de cultureculture shock nchoc m culturel

cultured

adjkultiviert; (Agr, Biol, Med) → gezüchtet

cultured

[ˈkʌltʃəd] adj (person, mind) → colto/a; (voice) → da persona colta; (manners) → raffinato/a; (pearl) → coltivato/a

culture

(ˈkaltʃə) noun
1. a form or type of civilization of a certain race or nation. the Jewish culture.
2. improvement of the mind etc by education etc. He was an enthusiastic seeker of culture.
3. educated taste in art, literature, music etc. He thinks that anyone who dislikes Bach is lacking in culture.
4. (a) cultivated growth of bacteria etc.
5. the commercial rearing of fish, certain plants etc.
ˈcultural adjective
ˈcultured adjective
(negative uncultured) well-educated.
References in classic literature ?
Being Thoroughly Educated, and knowing what is required of a cultured gentleman, at this juncture I stood upright and, placing my hand upon my bosom, made a very polite bow.
Tibby only cares for cultured females singing Brahms.
To you, dear Jane, I offer the love of a cultured man and association with one of culture and refinement, which you must have sorely missed in your relations with the poor ape that through your girlish infatuation you married so thoughtlessly.