Definitions for evolution

Definitions for (noun) evolution

Main entry: development, evolution

Definition: a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)

Usage: the development of his ideas took many years; the evolution of Greek civilization; the slow development of her skill as a writer

Main entry: evolution, phylogenesis, phylogeny, organic evolution

Definition: (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms

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