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  Definition of evolution
  1. a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"
  2. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
Similar Words: development, phylogeny, phylogenesis

 

Hyponyms: assibilation, deepening, growth, unfolding, flowering, anamorphosis, anamorphism, anthropogenesis, anthropogeny, emergent evolution, macroevolution, microevolution, speciation

 

Derivational Morphology: evolve, develop, grow, acquire

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: evolució   Dutch: evolutie  
Esperanto: evoluo   Finnish: evoluutio  
French: évolution   German: Evolution  
Italian: evoluzione   Latin: evolutio and series  
Maltese: evoluzzjoni   Polish: ewolucja  
Romanian: evoluţie   Russian: эволюция  
Spanish: evolución  
 
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