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Detailed Translations for refinement from English to Dutch


refinement [the ~] noun

  1. the refinement (ennoblement; improvement; grading up; elevation)
    de veredeling
  2. the refinement
    de verfijning
  3. the refinement (subtlety)
    de verfijndheid; het raffinement

Translation Matrix for refinement:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
raffinement refinement; subtlety cunning; down to the minutest details; nicety; slyness
veredeling elevation; ennoblement; grading up; improvement; refinement
verfijndheid refinement; subtlety
verfijning refinement
- civilisation; civilization; cultivation; culture; elaboration; finish; nicety; nuance; polish; purification; refining; shade; subtlety

Related Words for "refinement":

  • refinements

Synonyms for "refinement":

Related Definitions for "refinement":

  1. the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste1
    • a man of intellectual refinement1
  2. a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude1
  3. the result of improving something1
    • he described a refinement of this technique1
  4. the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)1
  5. a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality1
    • I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose1

Wiktionary Translations for refinement:

  1. act, or the result of refining; the removal of impurities, or a purified material
  2. fine or subtle distinction