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de•volve



Pronunciation: (di-volv'), [key]
v., -volved, -volv•ing.


v.t.
1. to transfer or delegate (a duty, responsibility, etc.) to or upon another; pass on.
2. Obs.to cause to roll downward.

v.i.
1. to be transferred or passed on from one to another: The responsibility devolved on me.
2. Archaic.to roll or flow downward.

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

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