Having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire.
Ahead in development; complex or intricate:
— A sophisticated electronic control system.
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A worldly-wise person.
synonym: man of the world.
Make less natural or innocent.
Practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive.
Alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive:
— Sophisticate rose water with geraniol.
Make more complex or refined.
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