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definition 1: having knowledge or experience of the world or of culture, esp. in connection with the manners and ways of adult society; not naive or simple; worldly-wise.
example: She seemed very sophisticated to me, always knowing what to say and do in every situation.
example: A year abroad and two years at the university had made him much more sophisticated than when I had known him in high school.
example: The sophisticated audience understood the various allusions in the play.
definition 2: very complicated or complex.
example: The company uses sophisticated machinery to engineer its products.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the adjective sophisticated
ADVERB + sophisticated: highly ~ , increasingly ~ , remarkably ~ , relatively ~ , surprisingly ~ , incredibly ~ , sufficiently ~ , technologically ~ , technically ~ , electronically ~ , politically ~ , intellectually ~ , linguistically ~ , culturally ~