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over-cultivated

o·ver-cul·ti·vat·ed
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-ver kuhl-tuh-vey-tid]
    • /ˈoʊ vər ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-ver kuhl-tuh-vey-tid]
    • /ˈoʊ vər ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tɪd/

Definitions of over-cultivated word

  • verb with object over-cultivated to prepare and work on (land) in order to raise crops; till. 1
  • verb with object over-cultivated to use a cultivator on. 1
  • verb with object over-cultivated to promote or improve the growth of (a plant, crop, etc.) by labor and attention. 1
  • verb with object over-cultivated to produce by culture: to cultivate a strain of bacteria. 1
  • verb with object over-cultivated to develop or improve by education or training; train; refine: to cultivate a singing voice. 1
  • verb with object over-cultivated to promote the growth or development of (an art, science, etc.); foster. 1

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Origin of over-cultivated

First appearance:

before 1610
One of the 40% oldest English words
1610-20; < Medieval Latin cultīvātus (past participle of cultīvāre to till), equivalent to cultīv(us) (Latin cult(us), past participle of colere to care for, till (cf. cult) + -īvus -ive) + -ātus -ate1

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Parts of speech for Over-cultivated

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

over-cultivated popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 82% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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