Definition of processualism in English:

processualism

noun

US
  • 1Social Sciences. Any theoretical approach in social sciences based on a methodological and often comparative analysis of processes; advocacy of such an approach.

  • 2Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology. Processual methods applied to archaeology or anthropology; the advocacy or promulgation of such methods in these fields.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Contemporary Sociology. From processual + -ism.

Pronunciation

processualism

/prəˈsɛsjʊəlɪz(ə)m//prəˈsɛʃʊəlɪz(ə)m//prəˈsɛsjʊlɪz(ə)m/