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immersion

noun
     
Related topics: Household, Education
im‧mer‧sion
1 [uncountable] the action of immersing something in liquid, or the state of being immersed
immersion in
his near-fatal immersion in the icy Atlantic ocean
2 [uncountable] the fact of being completely involved in something you are doing
immersion in
my immersion in black music and culture
3SE [uncountable] technical the language teaching method in which people are put in situations where they have to use the new language
4 [countable] British English informalDH an immersion heater

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