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evolve

US [ɪˈvɑlv]
UK [ɪˈvɒlv]
  • v.进化;演化;逐步发展
  • Web演变;进展;使进化
Simple Present:evolves  Present Participle:evolving  Past Tense:evolved  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)逐渐形成,逐步发展,逐渐演变to develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complicated form; to develop sth in this way
The idea evolved from a drawing I discovered in the attic.
这种想法是从我在阁楼里发现的一幅画得到启发的。
The company has evolved into a major chemical manufacturer.
这家公司已逐步发展成一家大型的化工厂。
Each school must evolve its own way of working.
每所学校必须发展出自己的办学方式。
2.
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进化;演化to develop over time, often many generations, into forms that are better adapted to survive changes in their environment
The three species evolved from a single ancestor.
这三种生物从同一祖先进化而来。
The dolphin has evolved a highly developed jaw.
海豚已经进化出高度发达的下颌。

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