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NATURAL SELECTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does natural selection mean? 

NATURAL SELECTION (noun)
  The noun NATURAL SELECTION has 1 sense:

1. a natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

  Familiarity information: NATURAL SELECTION used as a noun is very rare.


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NATURAL SELECTION (noun)


Sense 1natural selection [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms best adapted to the environment

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

natural selection; survival of the fittest; survival; selection

Hypernyms ("natural selection" is a kind of...):

action; activity; natural action; natural process (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings))


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