Definition of domesticated in English:

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Pronunciation: /dəˈmestəˌkādəd/


1(Of an animal) tame and kept as a pet or on a farm: domesticated dogs
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  • Sheep are thought to be the first domesticated livestock.
  • In general, the faunal remains seem to suggest increasing use of domesticated animals over time.
  • Surely, a puppy is neither tame nor domesticated.
1.1(Of a plant) cultivated for food; naturalized: domesticated crops
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  • Thus, the Himalayas can be considered a region of domesticated barley diversification.
  • These changes were sufficient to add the bean to the list of domesticated plants.
  • These highly domesticated blossoms carry overtones of the convivial rituals of patrician social life.
1.2 humorous (Especially of a man) fond of home life and housework: he is thoroughly domesticated
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  • In fact, you in the UK are the most domesticated people on earth.
  • True, Harvey is allowed to be a bit flirty, but essentially Harvey is presented as a very domesticated Mary.
  • You combine dual aspects by being ambitious professionally and domesticated in the home and family situations.

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Syllabification: do·mes·ti·cated

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