Advertisement

Dictionary


dev•o•lu•tion



Pronunciation: (dev"u-lOO'shun or, esp. Brit., dē'vu-), [key]
n.
1. the act or fact of devolving; passage onward from stage to stage.
2. the passing on to a successor of an unexercised right.
3. Law.the passing of property from one to another, as by hereditary succession.
4. Biol.degeneration.
5. the transfer of power or authority from a central government to a local government.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

devolatilizedevolve
See also:

Related Content


Advertisement

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Same Game

Try Our Math Flashcards