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We found 33 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word refinement:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. refinement: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. refinement: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. refinement: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. refinement: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. refinement: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. refinement: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Refinement, refinement: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. refinement: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. refinement: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. refinement: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. refinement: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. refinement: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Refinement, refinement: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. refinement: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. refinement: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Refinement (category theory), Refinement (computing), Refinement (culture), Refinement (sigma algebra), Refinement (topology), Refinement: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Refinement: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. refinement: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. refinement: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. refinement: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. refinement: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. refinement: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. refinement: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. refinement: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. refinement: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. refinement: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Refinement (disambiguation), refinement: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Refinement (disambiguation), refinement: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Refinement: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. refinement: Game Theory Dictionary [home, info]
  3. refinement, refinement: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (refinement)

noun:  the quality of excellence in thought and manners and taste ("A man of intellectual refinement")
noun:  the result of improving something ("He described a refinement of this technique")
noun:  the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
noun:  a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality ("I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose")
noun:  a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

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