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Detailed Translations for refinement from English to French


refinement [the ~] nom

  1. the refinement (ennoblement; improvement; grading up; elevation)
  2. the refinement
    le raffinement
  3. the refinement (subtlety)
    le raffinement; la délicatesse

Translation Matrix for refinement:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
amélioration elevation; ennoblement; grading up; improvement; refinement make things better; recuperation
délicatesse refinement; subtlety confidentiality; consideration; cunning; decency; delicacies; delicacy; discretion; down to the minutest details; elegance; fastidiousness; finesse; gracefulness; nicety; privacy; refreshment; secrecy; slyness; snack; subtleness; subtlety; tidbit; titbit
ennoblissement elevation; ennoblement; grading up; improvement; refinement
raffinement refinement; subtlety cunning; down to the minutest details; elegance; finesse; gracefulness; nicety; slyness; subtlety
- 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. high-class style; cultivation
  1. Extrême subtilité, délicatesse

Cross Translation:
refinement affinage; finissage; perfectionnement; transformation; raffinage VeredelungWertsteigerung von Materialien und Produkten durch intelligente Bearbeitung, Verarbeitung oder Ausbesserung