Meaning of “speciation” in the English Dictionary

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speciationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌspi·ʃiˈeɪ·ʃən, ˌspi·si-/

biology the process by which new types of living things are thought to develop from existing ones during evolution

(Definition of “speciation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)