finesse, poise, savoir-faire, savoir-vivre, urbanity, worldliness, worldly wisdom
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1 n-uncount The sophistication of machines or methods is their quality of being more advanced or complex than others.
Given the sophistication of modern machines, there is little that cannot be successfully washed at home.
2 n-uncount Sophistication is the quality of being comfortable in social situations and knowing about culture, fashion, and other matters that are considered socially important.
James Bond is known for his sophistication, his style and his sense of class.
3 n-uncount Sophistication is the quality of being intelligent and knowing a lot, so that you are able to understand complicated situations.
Swift said the growing sophistication among biotech investors presented an opportunity for a more specialist investment fund.
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