Engelsk ordbog



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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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