social evolution


noun Sociology.

the gradual development of society and social forms, institutions, etc., usually through a series of peaceful stages.Compare revolution(def 2).

Nearby words

  1. social economics,
  2. social education centre,
  3. social engineering,
  4. social environment,
  5. social evil,
  6. social exclusion,
  7. social fund,
  8. social gaming,
  9. social gospel,
  10. social heritage

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British Dictionary definitions for social evolution

social evolution

noun

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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