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English definition of “cultivate”

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]
(Definition of cultivate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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