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English definition of “evolutionary”

evolutionary

adjective    /ˌev·əˈlu·ʃəˌner·i, ˌi·və-/
biology relating to or resulting from the process of evolution
(Definition of evolutionary adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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