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refine / refinar
refine   [rɪˈfaɪn]
A. -transitive verb
1. [+sugar, oil]   refinar
[+fats]   clarificar
[+metal]   refinar,   afinar
2. (=improve)
[+design, technique, machine]   perfeccionar
[+methods]   refinar
[+style]   limar,   purificar
[+behaviour, style of writing]   pulir,   refinar
B. -intransitive verb
·to refine upon something
(=improve)   refinar algo,   mejorar algo
(=discuss)   discutir algo con mucha sutileza
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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