social evolution

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

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How to use social evolution in a sentence

  • This work is a companion volume to “Evolution,” and presents the best thought of representative thinkers on social evolution.

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  • Nothing has ever been strong enough to restrain the economic forces in social evolution.

  • Now, Jonathan, I have explained to you pretty fully what Socialism is when considered as a philosophy of social evolution.

  • He had no idea of the philosophy of social evolution upon which modern Socialism rests; no idea of its system of economics.

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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