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refined

  
1       adj   A refined substance has been made pure by having other substances removed from it.  
usu ADJ n  
...refined sugar.     
2       adj   If you say that someone is refined, you mean that they are very polite and have good manners and good taste.   (=genteel)  
...refined and well-dressed ladies...     
3       adj   If you describe a machine or a process as refined, you mean that it has been carefully developed and is therefore very efficient or elegant.  
This technique is becoming more refined and more acceptable all the time.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
idiot, ridiculous person
colloquial
n.
boring person
n.
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
n.
person at a party
n.
person addicted to heroine
slang
n.
person that you date
n.
def.: new and inexperienced person
slang. Syn.: newbie, newb
n.
a person passionate about astronomy
n.
a person born on February 29
syn.: leaper
n.
a militarist; person who urges war
Synonyms: warmonger, militant
n.
a person who hunts wild animals
HUNTING
n.
a popular person in a community
n.
A really small person even when old
n.
unattractive person, looking dirty and/or smelling bad
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
n.
person or tool who creates or translates subtitles
[Fam.]
n.
a senior person who is an Internet user
adj.
a person with more power or authority than others
Eg.: Your father is one of the dominant man in his section because he is boss.
n.
person who assists elderly people in their daily life
n.
If someone or something that they have done is savaged by another person, that person criticizes them severely.
det.
Cybertort is a willful act done by a person on internet that may cause legal injuries to virtual identity or virtual property of a person in cyberspace
[Leg.];[Tech.] cyber defamation is Cybertort
n.
a technology item that a young person no longer uses and hands over to an older person, after having purchased a last generation product
[Bus.];[Tech.]
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
n.
authorized physical or moral person who disposes of the digital assets belonging to a deceased person
[Tech.]
n.
person born at the end of the 90s ; persons starting their teen life of the beginning of the years 2000
n.
a person who does not care too much about the others, a little rude, assertive
[Fam.]
n.
technique used for smoking a marijuana joint in two, consisting in one person inhaling the smoke exhaled by the other one
slang
n.
person skilled for an activity, especially for one involving motion (like sports; dance)
una canción de los 90
n.
person who is a specialist of make-up and who applies makeup in a professional manner

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