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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 ?
If hereafter any highly cultured, poetical nation shall lure back to their birth-right, the merry May-day gods of old; and livingly enthrone them again in the now egotistical sky; in the now unhaunted hill; then be sure, exalted to Jove's high seat, the great Sperm Whale shall lord it.
This makes it a cause for congratulation that by modern methods a very few men can do the painfully necessary work of head-cracking for the whole of the cultured world.
I like cultured society, and I shall cultivate your acquaintance.
We belong to the artistic and cultured classes, and we can keep aloof from shopkeepers.
One is by being cultured, the other by being corrupt.
And Meriem, similarly impressed by little attributes in the gentle, cultured woman, reciprocated the other's regard and affection.
Oh, if you only knew what thoughts and feelings I am capable of, how cultured I am
replied the peasant, with a purity of accent peculiar to the people of that district and which might have put to shame the cultured denizens of the Sorbonne and the Rue de l'Universite.
Savages seem to have quite the same views as cultured people on almost all subjects.
It is well to be of a cultured intelligence, but in time of trouble the weak human mind returns to the creed it sucked in at the breast, and if that creed be not a pretty one trouble follows.