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English definition of “evolve”

evolve

verb [I or T] uk   /ɪˈvɒlv/ us    /-ˈvɑːlv/
C1 to develop gradually, or to cause something or someone to develop gradually: Humans evolved from apes. The company has evolved over the years into a multi-million dollar organization. Bacteria are evolving resistance to antibiotics.
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