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Pronunciation of Devolve: Learn how to pronounce Devolve in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word devolve:

1 [with object] transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or regional administration:
measures to devolve power to a Scottish assembly
(as adjective devolved)
devolved and decentralized government
[no object] (devolve on/upon/to) (of duties or responsibility) pass to (a body or person at a lower level):
his duties devolved on a comrade
[no object] (devolve on/upon/to) Law (of property) be transferred from one owner to (another), especially by inheritance:
the estate had devolved to the heir
2 [no object] (devolve into) formal pass into (a different state, especially a worse one); degenerate:
the Empire devolved into separate warring states



late Middle English (in the sense ‘roll down’): from Latin devolvere, from de- ‘down’ + volvere ‘to roll’