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English definition of “refinement”


noun [U] (POLITENESS)    /rɪˈfaɪn.mənt/
a quality of politeness and education: She's the personification of culture and refinement.Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
(Definition of refinement noun (POLITENESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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