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Definitions of cultivation

  1. a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. socialization through training and education Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Bestowal of time or attention for self-improvement or for the benefit of others; fostering care. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. The state of being cultivated; advancement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition; refinement; culture. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. The act of tilling; the state of being tilled: culture. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The art or practice of cultivating: civilization: refinement. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act of cultivating; civilisation; refinement. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The art or practice of cultivating; the state of being cultivated; culture; study; improvement. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Tillage of land; culture; civilisation; refinement. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for cultivation

  1. This land is well under cultivation – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. Sometimes the orchard requires a certain kind of cultivation at other times a different cultivation – The Apple by Various