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cultivate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈkʌltɪveɪt/
GROW to prepare land and grow crops on it: This shrub is cultivated in Europe as a herb used in cooking.Farming - general words
DEVELOP to try to develop or improve something: She has cultivated an image as a tough negotiator.Making things betterBecoming better
cultivation
 
 
/ˌkʌltɪˈveɪʃən/ noun [U]
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