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evolution

e·vo·lu·tion

evolution

 
 
pronunciation:
e v lu shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process of changing and adapting to an environment over time.
Due to evolution, desert plants do not need much water to survive in dry climates.
definition 2: the theory that describes how all life forms developed from simpler life forms by changes that took millions of years.
definition 3: changes that take place over time and often show an improvement.
We were amazed by the evolution in basketball shoes over the last twenty years.
similar words:
development
derivations: evolutional (adj.), evolutionally (adv.)
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