refined: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ri-fīnd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. having or showing well-bred feeling, taste, etc.: refined people.
  2. freed or free from coarseness, vulgarity, etc.: refined taste.
  3. freed from impurities: refined sugar.
  4. very subtle, precise, or exact: refined distinctions.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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