Pronunciation: (ev"u-lOO'shu-nist or, esp. Brit., ē"vu-), [key]
1. a person who believes in or supports a theory of evolution, esp. in biology.
2. a person who supports a policy of gradual growth or development rather than sudden change or expansion.
1. of or pertaining to evolution or evolutionists.
2. believing in or supporting a theory of evolution, esp. in biology.
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