social evolution

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noun Sociology.
  1. the gradual development of society and social forms, institutions, etc., usually through a series of peaceful stages.Compare revolution(def 2). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for social evolution

adaptation, evolution, Darwinism, evolutionism, phylogeny, Neo-Darwinism

British Dictionary definitions for social evolution

social evolution

  1. sociol the process of social development from an early simple type of social organization to one that is complex and highly specialized
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