Definition of “sophistication” - English Dictionary


“sophistication” in American English

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sophisticationnoun [ U ]

us /səˌfɪs·tɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/

the quality of having an understanding of the world and its ways, and having an understanding of the way people behave:

his wit and sophistication

Sophistication is also the quality of being complicated or made with great skill:

The level of sophistication in the cameras has grown tremendously.

(Definition of “sophistication” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)