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Dictionary definition for: Refined

1. (a) used of persons and their behavior; cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship" "refined people with refined taste"

2. (a) freed from impurities by processing; "refined sugar" "refined oil" "to gild refined gold"- Shakespeare

3. (s) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner" "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"

4. (s) made pure

5. (s) suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

6. (s) free from what is tawdry or unbecoming; "a neat style" "a neat set of rules" "she hated to have her neat plans upset"

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