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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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Words that Rhyme 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

Example sentences of the word 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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