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Engelsk navneord: refinement

1. refinement (om tilstand) a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey performed with great polish.
I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose.
Almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cultivation, culture, finish, polish

Mindre specifikke termerflawlessness, ne plus ultra, perfection

2. refinement (om begivenhed) the result of improving something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe described a refinement of this technique.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)elaboration

Mindre specifikke termeradvance, betterment, improvement

3. refinement (om proces) the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)purification, refining

Mindre specifikke termerprocessing

Mere specifikke termerrectification

4. refinement (om kommunikation) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWithout understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor.
Don't argue about shades of meaning.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nicety, nuance, shade, subtlety

Mindre specifikke termerimport, meaning, significance, signification

5. refinement (om egenskab) the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA man of intellectual refinement.
He is remembered for his generosity and civilization.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)civilisation, civilization

Mindre specifikke termerexcellence

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