from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The application of Darwinism to the study of human society, specifically a theory in sociology that individuals or groups achieve advantage over others as the result of genetic or biological superiority.
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- noun A
theorythat the laws of evolutionby natural selectionalso apply to socialstructures.
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