Today’s word from the academic word list is
This is a word that helps you talk and write about change. It is a close relation to the revolution and typically describes slower, less dramatic changes that are positive. It is useful synonym for develop .
Forms of the word
The main forms of the word are:
evolve: the verb
evolution: an uncountable noun
evolutionary: the adjective that describes evolution
Using the word
rapidly: The car industry in the UK needs to evolve rapidly if it is to remain competitive.
system: The system of university education has evolved steadily over the years and now it designed to help students find jobs and not merely study theoretically.
gradual: There has been a gradual evolution in the way people get their news; now they are much less dependent on the television and radio.
process: The criminal, legal system has undergone a slow process of evolution so that it now concentrates more on the needs of the victim.
from/out of: For instance, wind farms, which provide so much of out energy nowadays, have evolved from academic research into weather patterns.
into: This proposal to provide aid could evolve into an extremely important means to support developing nations.
of: The evolution of the internet in recent years has been very rapid and it is now much more than a means of sharing information.