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evolutionary

ev·o·lu·tion·ar·y

evolutionary

pronunciation:
e v lu sh neI ri
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to evolution or the theory of evolution.
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The word evolutionary contains the following part:
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.