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survival of the fittest

noun [U] uk   us  
the principle that animals and plants suited to the conditions they live in are more likely to stay alive and produce other animals and plants than those that are not suited
Translations of “survival of the fittest”
in Chinese (Traditional) 適者生存…
in Chinese (Simplified) 适者生存…
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