Evolution is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (uncountable) Evolution is the process of slow change. It is most used in biology for the way living things change, and for the history of life.
- The theory of evolution is the basis of modern biology.
- For the first time, the evolution of some bacteria has been observed.
- Evolution is the reason animals and plants of today are different from those of long ago.
- He believed that the evolution of society followed certain laws.
- (countable) An evolution is a change that happens over time.
- Over the last ten years, there has been an evolution in the way we think about this disease.