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 Meanings and Examples of CULTIVATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  production of food by preparing the land to grow crops
Classic Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
1  He is an Englishman, and in the midst of national and professional prejudices, unsoftened by cultivation, retains some of the noblest endowments of humanity.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 2
2  Men who before this change seemed to have been hid in caves dispersed themselves and were employed in various arts of cultivation.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
3  It had a wild and rocky appearance, but as I approached nearer I easily perceived the traces of cultivation.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
4  I am free to confess that I have not been actively engaged in pursuits immediately connected with cultivation or with stock, though well aware that both will claim my attention on a foreign shore.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
5  Lands gone out of cultivation, overgrown with weeds, or divided among the peasants, and where millions of bushels were raised you get a hundred thousand; the wealth of the country has decreased.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 27
6  Besides the above reasons, the Romans may likely enough have thought that it was not so much the quantity of the land allotted as its careful cultivation that would make it suffice.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII.
7  In Washington the military governor, at the urgent appeal of the superintendent, opened confiscated estates to the cultivation of the fugitives, and there in the shadow of the dome gathered black farm villages.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
8  The government and benevolent societies furnished the means of cultivation, and the Negro turned again slowly to work.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In II
9  Our next effort was in the direction of increasing the cultivation of the land, so as to secure some return from it, and at the same time give the students training in agriculture.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX.
10  At the present time the institution owns twenty-three hundred acres of land, one thousand of which are under cultivation each year, entirely by student labour.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVII.
11  She knew every farmer for miles about: how much land he had under cultivation, how many cattle he was feeding, what his liabilities were.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: II
12  There was not a man in Black Hawk who had the intelligence or cultivation, much less the personal distinction, of Antonia's father.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
13  His heart was exactly where yours, sir, and mine could be brought, with proper effort and cultivation.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
14  The very cultivation surrounding it had disappeared.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
15  Tell her what Heathcliff is: an unreclaimed creature, without refinement, without cultivation; an arid wilderness of furze and whinstone.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  The course will also consider whole new ways of growing fruit that own-root cultivation might offer.
2  Their method can more than double the yield of certain mushroom species compared with conventional cultivation methods.
3  These fields have been under cultivation for years.
4  This method of cultivation produces higher yield.
5  Universities are connected to the societies that sustain them; but these connections are relationships that require cultivation, not by the university public relations office but by academics themselves.
6  Professor Gladwyn would be an acquaintance worth cultivating.
7  For a cultivated man to be ignorant of foreign languages is a great inconveniece.
8  She has cultivated an image as a tough negotiator.
9  The land here has been intensively cultivated for generations.
10  We have a vast expanse of cultivated land.
11  A broad valley opened up leading to a high, flat plateau of cultivated land.
12  These cultivated individuals have been imbued with a sense of social purpose.
13  Corn and cotton are extensively cultivated in this region.
14  Olives have been cultivated successfully in southern Australia.
15  In agriculture, a terrace is a leveled section of a hilly cultivated area, designed as a method of soil conservation.