Refined vs Selective - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between refined and selective

is that refined is showing or having good feelings or good taste while selective is .

As a verb refined

is (refine).

refined

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Showing or having good feelings or good taste.
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  • An absence of coarseness.
  • Not vulgar.
  • Without impurities.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (refine)
  • The raw petroleum was refined into kerosene.

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    selective

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the process of selection.(rfex)
  • (of a person) choosy, fussy or discriminating when selecting.
  • He's very selective and spent hours in the store choosing a new shirt.
  • (chiefly, US, not comparable) Having the authority or capability to make a selection.
  • In the USA, military conscription is controlled by the Selective Service.

    Derived terms

    * selectiveness

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