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Translation of "refine" - English-Spanish dictionary

refine

verb   /rɪˈfaɪn/
to make a substance pure by removing other substances from it refinar
to improve an idea, method, system, etc. by making small changes perfeccionar The engineers spent months refining the software.
(Definition of refine from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

refine

verb /rəˈfain/
to make (a substance eg sugar) pure by taking out dirt, waste substances etc refinar Oil is refined before it is used.
to improve perfeccionar, mejorar We have refined our techniques considerably since the work began.
refined adjective
(opposite unrefined)
very polite; well-mannered; elegant refinado refined manners.
having been refined refinado refined sugar.
refinement noun
good manners, good taste, polite speech etc. refinamiento
(an) improvement mejora, perfeccionamiento Some refinements are still being made to the product.
refinery noun ( plural refineries)
a place where sugar or oil etc is refined refinería an oil refinery.
(Definition of refine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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