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refinedadjective

 us   /rɪˈfɑɪnd/
made pure by removing unwanted material: Regional exports include refined oil and copper.
Someone who is refined is polite, graceful, and aware of quality and style: The hotel lobby reflects the refined taste of the owners.
(Definition of refined from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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refinedadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈfaɪnd/ PRODUCTION
a refined substance has been made pure by removing other substances from it: refined copper/oil/petroleum refined sugar/foods/products
(Definition of refined from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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