Definition of uncultivated in English:


Line breaks: un|culti¦vated
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkʌltɪveɪtɪd


  • 1(Of land) not used for growing crops: these meadowlands have lain uncultivated for centuries
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    • An appeal has gone out to farmers not to plough uncultivated land.
    • The Earth's rice production must expand by about 1 percent annually to meet increasing demand, and almost no available uncultivated land is suited to intensive agriculture.
    • Nest boxes were on strips of uncultivated land planted with young trees among three cultivated fields, adjacent to a wooded area with large trees.
  • 2(Of a person) not highly educated: an ignorant and uncultivated soldier
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    • Who was this uncultivated person to introduce such base objects to a serious discussion?
    • ‘How can such an uncultivated man govern the country?’
    • This book does a fair job of describing the loggers themselves, uncultivated men for whom an ancient tree is nothing more than a potential fee.

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