Meaning of IMMERSION in English


Pronunciation: i- ' m ə r-zh ə n, -sh ə n

Function: noun

Date: 15th century

: the act of immersing or the state of being immersed: as a : baptism by complete submersion of the person in water b : absorbing involvement < immersion in politics> c : instruction based on extensive exposure to surroundings or conditions that are native or pertinent to the object of study especially : foreign language instruction in which only the language being taught is used <learned French through immersion >

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.