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evolutive

[ ev-uh-loo-tiv or, especially British, ee-vuh- ]
/ ˈɛv əˌlu tɪv or, especially British, ˈi və- /
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adjective

of, relating to, or promoting evolution; evolutionary: an evolutive process.
tending to evolve, or toward evolution.

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Origin of evolutive

First recorded in 1870–75; evolut(ion) + -ive
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British Dictionary definitions for evolutive

evolutive
/ (ɪˈvɒljʊtɪv) /

adjective

relating to, tending to, or promoting evolution
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