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evolution

Pronunciation: /ˌevəˈluːʃən; ˌiːvəˈluːʃən/

Translation of evolution in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (gradual change) evolución (feminine), desarrollo (masculine) the theory of evolution la teoría de la evolución (de las especies), el evolucionismo
    Example sentences
    • Here too there might be an ontological clue to the development or evolution of language.
    • First, it recognizes gradual evolution of both language and music.
    • Differences between us and the Sumerians (or Egyptians, or Mayans, or whatever) can be explained through gradual evolution of language and culture.
  • 2 countable/numerable (planned movement) [formal] evolución (feminine) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Many commanders either could not trust their troops to perform the complex evolutions required or failed to locate the enemy in time to deploy.
    • Even on a conventional battlefield, conducting a successful relief in place is among the more demanding of military evolutions.
    • They need to perform evolutions such as breaking contact on different live-fire ranges and in varying terrain types.

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