One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The process of developing in a specific direction or towards a particular end; an instance of this. Now rare.
Early 18th century (in an earlier sense). Originally from post-classical Latin advolution-, advolutio action of rolling towards, prostration, rotation from classical Latin advolūt-, past participial stem of advolvere to roll to or towards, (reflexive or passive) to prostrate oneself before, grovel at (from ad- + volvere) + -iō.
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