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Definition of Cultivate

Cultivate

  1. To bestow attention, care, and labor upon, with a view to valuable returns; to till; to fertilize; as, to cultivate soil.
  2. To direct special attention to; to devote time and thought to; to foster; to cherish.
  3. To seek the society of; to court intimacy with.
  4. To improve by labor, care, or study; to impart culture to; to civilize; to refine.
  5. To raise or produce by tillage; to care for while growing; as, to cultivate corn or grass.

Cultivate Quotations

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
George Washington

Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Mae West

All the food we eat - every grain of rice and kernel of corn - has been genetically modified. None of it was here before mankind learned to cultivate crops. The question isn't whether our food has been modified, but how.
Michael Specter

Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.
Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Cultivate Translations

cultivate in Afrikaans is aankweek, kweek
cultivate in Dutch is kweken, bewerken, bebouwen
cultivate in German is anbauen, kultivieren, ausbilden, kultivieren
cultivate in Italian is allevare
cultivate in Latin is colo colui cultum, exerceo
cultivate in Norwegian is kultivere, dyrke
cultivate in Portuguese is cultive
cultivate in Swedish is kultivera, bruka, odla, upparbeta
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