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cul·ti·vat·ed

 (kŭl′tə-vā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or produced in cultivation: a cultivated plant.
2. Educated; polished; refined.

cultivated

(ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtɪd)
adj
1. cultured, refined, or educated
2. (Agriculture) ((of land or soil))
a. subjected to tillage or cultivation
b. tilled and broken up
3. (Agriculture) (of plants) specially bred or improved by cultivation

cul•ti•vat•ed

(ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. prepared and used for raising crops; tilled: cultivated land.
2. produced or improved by cultivation, as a plant.
3. educated; refined; cultured: cultivated tastes.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cultivated - (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing; "cultivated land"
uncultivated - (of land or fields) not prepared for raising crops; "uncultivated land"
2.cultivated - no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use; "cultivated roses"; "cultivated blackberries"
tamed, tame - brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
3.cultivated - 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"

cultivated

cultivated

adjective
Characterized by discriminating taste and broad knowledge as a result of development or education:
Translations
مَحْروثمَزروعمُهَذّب، مُثَقَّف
kultivovanýobdělanývypěstovaný
dannetdyrketforædletfremelsketkultiveret
kimûveltkultúr-megművelt
fágaîurræktaîur
obrobenýpestovaný
ekiliekilmişkültürlütahsilliüretilmiş

cultivated

[ˈkʌltɪveɪtɪd]
A. ADJ (fig) [person] → cultivado, culto; [tastes, voice] → refinado
B. CPD cultivated land Ntierras fpl cultivadas

cultivated

[ˈkʌltɪveɪtɪd] adj
(= refined) [person, manners] → cultivé(e)
(not wild) [plants] → de culture

cultivated

adj (Agr, fig) → kultiviert

cultivated

[ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtɪd] adj (land) → coltivato/a; (refined, person, manner) → raffinato/a; (cultured) → colto/a

cultivate

(ˈkaltiveit) verb
1. to prepare (land) for crops.
2. to grow (a crop in a garden, field etc). He cultivates mushrooms in the cellar.
ˈcultivated adjective
1. (of fields etc) prepared for crops; used for growing crops. cultivated land.
2. grown in a garden etc; not wild. a cultivated variety of raspberries.
3. having good manners; educated. a cultivated young lady; He has cultivated tastes in music.
ˌcultiˈvation noun
ˈcultivator noun
a tool or machine for breaking up ground and removing weeds.
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps Meg felt, without understanding why, that they were not particularly cultivated or intelligent people, and that all their gilding could not quite conceal the ordinary material of which they were made.
Faintly he realized that the atmosphere of old times and places that he had always cultivated in his own mind was strange and foreign to the thing that was growing up in the minds of others.
Then, with an elevation of breeding that many in a more cultivated state of society might profitably emulate, one of the chiefs drew the attention of the young men from the weakness they had just witnessed, by saying, in a cheerful voice, addressing himself in courtesy to Magua, as the newest comer:
It was true that some land was cultivated on the further slope, some mills erected and lumber furnished from the inexhaustible forest; but the consumers were the inhabitants themselves, who paid for their produce in borrowed capital or unlimited credit.
She was aware that Clifford, in his youth, had possessed a cultivated taste for music, and a considerable degree of skill in its practice.
There was a remarkable intelligence in his features, as of a person who had so cultivated his mental part that it could not fail to mould the physical to itself and become manifest by unmistakable tokens.
To mark, for the house, the high state I cultivated I decreed that my meals with the boy should be served, as we called it, downstairs; so that I had been awaiting him in the ponderous pomp of the room outside of the window of which I had had from Mrs.
For three hundred and sixty miles, gentlemen, through the entire breadth of the state of New York; through numerous populous cities and most thriving villages; through long, dismal, uninhabited swamps, and affluent, cultivated fields, unrivalled for fertility; by billiard-room and bar-room; through the holy-of-holies of great forests; on Roman arches over Indian rivers; through sun and shade; by happy hearts or broken; through all the wide contrasting scenery of those noble Mohawk counties; and especially, by rows of snow-white chapels, whose spires stand almost like milestones, flows one continual stream of Venetianly corrupt and often lawless life.
He had given that up, and now cultivated fruit and vegetables for the market, and his wife bred and fattened poultry and rabbits for sale.
Gilman; and then take Kropotkin's Fields, Factories, and Workshops, and read about the new science of agriculture, which has been built up in the last ten years; by which, with made soils and intensive culture, a gardener can raise ten or twelve crops in a season, and two hundred tons of vegetables upon a single acre; by which the population of the whole globe could be supported on the soil now cultivated in the United States alone
The enlightened, cultivated, intelligent man, who supports the system of which the trader is the inevitable result, or the poor trader himself?
Hope and the future for me are not in lawns and cultivated fields, not in towns and cities, but in the impervious and quaking swamps.