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1. cultivation

noun. ['ˌkəltɪˈveɪʃən'] (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale).

Synonyms

  • beekeeping
  • production
  • farming
  • agriculture
  • aquaculture
  • culture
  • husbandry
  • apiculture

Antonyms

  • begin
  • defeat
  • beginning
  • victory

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • cultivate (English)
  • cultivatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cultivation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with cultivation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pull up any stubborn perennial weeds and grass by hand or use shallow cultivation to get rid of them.

2. self-cultivation

noun. the process of educating yourself.

Synonyms

  • education

Antonyms

  • inexperience
  • unenlightenment

3. cultivation

noun. ['ˌkəltɪˈveɪʃən'] socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners.

Synonyms

  • enculturation
  • socialisation
  • acculturation

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • perfect
  • imperfect
  • uglify

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • cultivate (English)
  • cultivatus (Latin)

4. cultivation

noun. ['ˌkəltɪˈveɪʃən'] the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale).

Antonyms

  • start

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • cultivate (English)
  • cultivatus (Latin)

5. cultivation

noun. ['ˌkəltɪˈveɪʃən'] the process of fostering the growth of something.

Synonyms

  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • roughness
  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • cultivate (English)
  • cultivatus (Latin)

6. cultivation

noun. ['ˌkəltɪˈveɪʃən'] a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.

Synonyms

  • finish
  • perfection
  • polish
  • flawlessness
  • culture
  • ne plus ultra

Antonyms

  • narrowing
  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement

Etymology

  • -ion (English)
  • cultivate (English)
  • cultivatus (Latin)
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