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One entry found for evolution.
Main Entry: ev·o·lu·tion
Pronunciation: secondarystressev-schwa-primarystresslü-shschwan, secondarystressemacron-vschwa-
Function: noun
1 a : a process of change in a certain direction; especially : a process of constant change from a lower or simple state to a higher or complex state : GROWTH b : something evolved
2 : the process of working out or developing
3 a : the history of the development of a biological group (as a race or species) b : a theory that the various kinds of plants and animals are descended from other kinds that lived in earlier times and that the differences are due to inherited changes that took place over many generations
- ev·o·lu·tion·ary /-shschwa-secondarystressner-emacron/ adjective

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