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The changing environments encouraged the new flowering plants to evolve very quickly. Michael Boulter EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)But this one has gradually evolved as a new home for a local family. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It will examine how music has evolved and how technology might change it in the future. The Sun (2012)He is with a young team who are evolving into something special. The Sun (2007)People and animals have evolved brains that are also good at geometry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The methods have evolved over the years. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How is serious contemporary music evolving now? Times, Sunday Times (2013)English culture is evolving into something else. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Eyes with lenses were successful enough that there was little point in animals evolving mirrored eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Animals often evolve to be lighter when it is warmer. The Sun (2010) Animals evolved as these new food sources became available. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Trade unions are cautious of change and have rarely wanted to be part of the process of evolving change. Thompson, Sir Peter Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)My dream is that we carry on making music and that it will change and evolve and not become a cartoon. The Sun (2013)But gradually it evolved into romance. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is something that evolved internally. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How have they changed and evolved? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not surprisingly, unofficial methods of organisation evolved. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Meanwhile, the music is evolving and expanding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hopefully, over the next few weeks it might evolve into something more. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have therefore evolved two methods that are simple to follow. Whiteside, Dr Mike Banish Headaches -how to obtain fast, drug-free relief from headache (1990)I just gradually evolved and naturally realised. The Sun (2013)This was the first time in antiquity that a complete writing system had been invented, rather than gradually evolved. Lesley Adkins EMPIRES OF THE PLAIN: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon (2003)Rap music is still evolving. The Sun (2008)

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Translations for 'evolve'

British English: evolve VERB
When animals or plants evolve, they gradually change and develop into different forms.
The bright plumage of many male birds has evolved to attract females.
  • American English: evolve
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desenvolver-se
  • Chinese: 进化
  • European Spanish: evolucionar
  • French: évoluer
  • German: sich entwickeln
  • Italian: evolvere
  • Japanese: 進化する
  • Korean: 진화하다
  • European Portuguese: desenvolver-se
  • Spanish: evolucionar

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