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evolve

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishevolvee‧volve /ɪˈvɒlv $ ɪˈvɑːlv/ ●●○ AWL verb [intransitive, transitive]  1 CHANGE FROM ONE THING TO ANOTHERif an animal or plant evolves, it changes gradually over a long period of timeevolutionevolve from Fish evolved from prehistoric sea creatures. Animals have evolved camouflage to protect themselves from predators.2 to develop and change gradually over a long period of time The school has evolved its own style of teaching. Businesses need to evolve rapidly.evolve out of The idea evolved out of work done by British scientists.evolve into The group gradually evolved into a political party.→ See Verb table
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evolveIt may require considerable skill to calculate in just what circumstances particular acts will evolve.They evolve by changing the attitudes, accessibility and availability of the said sport.They feed, in the main, on flowering plants, themselves evolved from ancestors without flowers.Many scientists now believe that birds evolved from dinosaurs.In fact, biologists now know that eyes arose and evolved independently at least 40 times.Someday, I think, it will evolve into a place with real golf spirit.Brooks's original idea has now evolved into an official NASA program.The game evolved into the kind of event that you feared would either feature the headliner little, or not at all.Thereafter it evolved rapidly into a formidable force.The city's importance as a financial centre has evolved slowly.If you want to be a poet, you must evolve your own style of writing.evolve out ofThis black-owned family label, like those of Bobby Robinson and Lillian McMurry, evolved out of a record store.Melodies tend to evolve out of deep grooves.Duck and andouille sausage gumbo was another dish that evolved out of the early Creole and Cajun kitchens of Louisiana.
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Verb table
evolve
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyevolve
he, she, itevolves
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyevolved
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave evolved
he, she, ithas evolved
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad evolved
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill evolve
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have evolved
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam evolving
he, she, itis evolving
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you, we, theyare evolving
Past
I, he, she, itwas evolving
you, we, theywere evolving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been evolving
he, she, ithas been evolving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been evolving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be evolving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been evolving
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