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  • n. A rolling toward something; goal-orientation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rolling toward something.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An onward rolling or unfolding; progressive development; the theory of evolution considered with regard to its trend or ultimate developments. See the extract.

Etymologies

From Latin advolutum, past participle of, advolvereĀ ("to roll to") (Wiktionary)

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