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intelligent design
a theory that rejects the theory of natural selection, arguing that the complexities of the universe and of all life suggest an intelligent cause in the form of a supreme creator

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Main Entry:  intelligent design
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a theory that nature and complex biological structures were designed by intelligent beings and were not created by chance; abbr. ID
Example:  Intelligent design refers to the theory that intelligent causes are responsible for the origin of the universe and of life in all its diversity's 21st Century Lexicon
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Example sentences
All intelligent design has to do to be effective is create confusion about the
  validity of evolutionary theory.
Intricate cellular components are often cited as evidence of intelligent design.
Evolution is still the intelligent design of all species.
The falsity of intelligent design is established by the existence of those who
  can believe in it.
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