Meaning of IMMERSION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ i-ˈmər-zhən, -shən ]


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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.