cultivation cultivation  /ˌkəl tɪ ˈveɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners
  2. (n) (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
  3. (n) a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality
  4. (n) the process of fostering the growth of something
  5. (n) the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They are unique capabilities that are created during the course of the cultivation practice.
  2. It's not a place widely regarded by the outside world as a hotbed of pot cultivation, but that's changing fast, and Emery, 42, steps to his office window to demonstrate why.
  3. Major cultivation had been stopped by the Communist Party in the 1950s.

News

  1. Medical marijuana farm approved for Hesperus

    A commercial medical marijuana cultivation facility in a Hesperus neighborhood has been granted a land-use permit.The permit for the Hesperus Mountain Healers optional premises was unanimously approved by the La Plata County Board of County Commissioners at its weekly meeting Tuesday.The facility plans to operate daily from 8...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Durango Herald

  2. Harness the Power of Brand Recognition

    The best marketers know that brand recognition is the secret ingredient for a company’s long-term success. That success relies not on the latest fad, but on the careful cultivation of a brand your customers know and trust. Learn how- and why – boosting your brand is the key to any marketing strategy and how branded [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: La Prensa San Diego

  3. Huge “weed” operation busted

    An investigation into illegal marijuana cultivation led to the arrest of a Greenfield couple shortly after 9 p.m. Friday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rushville Republican

Quotes

  1. Hayden said the most powerful tool against terror suspects "is good intelligence work, including cultivation of the partnerships overseas that were so critical to ending the terrorist career of Mohammad Rahim."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Michael Hayden Source: FOXNews

  2. But Eritrean ambassador Araya Desta said his country wanted "the cultivation of good neighbourly relations with Djibouti".
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Araya Desta Source: BBC News

  3. "To increase production we must increase farm yields because the scope for increasing the area under cultivation and under irrigation is rather limited. Yields must go up, particularly in those parts of India where they have lagged behind compared...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Manmohan Singh Source: The Hindu

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