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cultivated

[ kuhl-tuh-vey-tid ]
/ ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tɪd /
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adjective
prepared and used for raising crops; tilled: cultivated land.
produced or improved by cultivation, as a plant.
educated; refined; cultured: cultivated tastes.
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Origin of cultivated

First recorded in 1655–65; cultivate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM cultivated

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH cultivated

cultivated , cultured
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How to use cultivated in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cultivated

cultivated
/ (ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtɪd) /

adjective
cultured, refined, or educated
((of land or soil))
  1. subjected to tillage or cultivation
  2. tilled and broken up
(of plants) specially bred or improved by cultivation
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