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evolution

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌiː.vəˈluː.ʃən/ /ˌev.ə-/
B2 the way in which living things change and develop over millions of years: Darwin's theory of evolutionB2 a gradual process of change and development: the evolution of language
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in Korean 진화, 발전…
in Arabic تَطوّر…
in Portuguese evolução…
in Catalan evolució, desenvolupament…
in Japanese 進化, 発展…
in Italian evoluzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展, 演變, 演化…
in Russian эволюция, развитие…
in Turkish evrim, gelişim, değişim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展, 演变, 演化…
in Polish ewolucja, rozwój…
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