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evolution meaning and definition

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Definition of evolution (noun)

  1. a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    • "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"
    • synonyms: development
    • antonym: degeneration
  2. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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