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refiné
-I refined
The word refiné is the preterite form of refinar in the first person singular.
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refinar

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refinar(
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fee
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nahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to purify)
a. to refine
Es necesario refinar el petróleo para producir gasolina.It's necessary to refine oil in order to produce gasoline.
2. (to improve)
a. to polish (style)
La primera dama tuvo que refinar su estilo de vestir.The first lady had to polish her dressing style.
b. to refine
Las jovencitas tuvieron que tomar unas clases para refinar sus modales.The young ladies had to take lessons to refine their manners.
c. to perfect
Tenemos que refinar nuestro invento para poderlo vender.We have to perfect our invention so we can sell it.
refinarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to become more polished)
a. to become more refined
Si quieres figurar en sociedad, tienes que refinarte.If you want to be a socialite, you need to become more refined.
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refinar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to refine
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
refinar
transitive verb
1 (Técnica) to refine
2 (perfeccionar) [+sistema] to refine; perfect; [+estilo] to polish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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