Definition of 'polished'
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The ship has just had a facelift and is all polished wood panels and shining brass. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The house sleeps ten in five stylish bedrooms, with polished wood floors and period furniture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She's clearly a polished performer. The Sun (2016)It is what drama is all about: a highly polished mirror reflecting the realities of a messy, urban world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Another corner houses a minimal home office and the sea of polished concrete floor unites it all. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Rooms are stylish with polished wood floors and cream decor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Take care with beautiful tie and polished shoes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But these were minor flaws in an otherwise polished performance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was at the same time a highly polished and determinedly casual affair. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Give your casual look an edge with a pair of polished smart shoes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Also typical is the extensive use of highly polished brass. Exploring Britain's Canals (1994)What you are actually looking at is the reflection of the actress in the polished wood of the piano. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The quartet gave a slick, polished performance. The Sun (2010)He washed, shaved and dressed in his best suit and freshly polished brown shoes. The Sun (2007)It's also terrific to see so many young singers offer such polished performances. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a beautiful old-fashioned room with highly polished service but really stellar modern cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The design is all about sharp corners, dark wood and polished floors. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Be aware of the condition of your shoes; keep them in good repair and polished. The Guide to Greatness in Sales (1994)In structure, it is conventional and highly polished. Words Of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath (2006)Rooms are pared down but comfortably so, with warm earthy decor and polished wood floors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I like it because it is little and easy to warm and has clean windows and a polished floor. Sand In My Shoes: Wartime Diaries of a WAAF (2006)Ten minutes in a playground and the jumper would be off, polished shoes scuffed and shorts stained with apple juice. The Sun (2015)He was polished and charming. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)The walls and ceilings are white and the floor is polished concrete - the focus is on the colour and texture outside. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I'm looking for a really polished performance from this trio. The Sun (2013)The unifying feature of the house is his white polished cement floor, which runs through all the rooms and out to the garden terrace. Times, Sunday Times (2006)While polished concrete floors run through the rest of the house, they decided to stick with the original pressed cork that covered the gym floor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The two singers who succeed them don't erase those golden memories, but they offer polished performances. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'polished'
British English: polished ADJECTIVE
person Someone who is polished shows confidence and knows how to behave socially.
He is polished, charming, articulate and an excellent negotiator.
British English: polished ADJECTIVE
performance If you describe a performance, ability, or skill as polished, you mean that it is of a very high standard.
...a very polished performance.
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