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English definition of “refined”

refined

adjective     /rɪˈfaɪnd/
PURE A refined substance has been made more pure by removing other substances from it: refined sugar Various qualities of food
POLITE very polite and showing knowledge of social rules Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectfulPolite and respectfulPolite and respectful
IMPROVED improved by many small changes : a refined method Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of refined adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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