Translation of evolve in Spanish:

evolve

Pronunciation: /ɪˈvɑːlv; ɪˈvɒlv/

vi

  • 1.1 [Biol] evolucionar
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    • If all organisms evolved from a single common ancestor, what do these groups actually represent?
    • It is now thought that the genes for the rod and cone pigments evolved from a common ancestral gene.
    • By the late Oligocene, the two modern lineages of cetaceans had evolved from archaeocete ancestors.
    1.2 [idea/system] evolucionar, desarrollarse

vt

  • [system/theory] desarrollar
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    • His son Charles joined the firm at the age of 13 and the business gradually evolved into providing pet and garden supplies.
    • The delicate ceramic pieces began with a simple meaning and gradually evolved into something deeper.
    • Trains on railways such as these moved slowly, and the footpaths alongside them gradually evolved into roads.

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