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refinement (s) (noun), refinements (pl)
1. The process by which impurities are removed from a product: The liquid sugar syrup was sent to the factory for refinement into several grades of granulated sugar.
2. The possession of good manners and appropriate social skills: Mike's great grandmother told him once that when she was a young girl, she was sent to boarding school to learn the refinements expected of young ladies of her generation.
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