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English definition of “evolution”

evolution

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌiːvəˈluːʃən/
LIFE B2 the way in which living things gradually change and develop over millions of years: Darwin's theory of evolutionAnimal and plant biology - general words
GRADUAL CHANGE B2 a gradual process of change and development: the evolution of languageMaking progress and advancingBecoming better
evolutionary adjective
(Definition of evolution from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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