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  Definition of devolution
  1. the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
  2. the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality
Similar Words: devolvement, degeneration

 

Hyponyms: attack, macular degeneration, obsolescence

 

Derivational Morphology: devolve, deteriorate, drop, degenerate

 

 
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