Definition of submergence in English:

submergence

noun

  • See submerge

    • ‘The long-dreaded monsoon submergence of tribal villages in the Narmada Valley upstream from the massive Sardar Sarovar dam is under way.’
    • ‘Italians contemplate the submergence of their political culture and think: good riddance.’
    • ‘The submergence of large areas of agricultural fields amounts to breaking the community's backbone.’
    • ‘During this period, submergence was most extensive towards the west and linked the London and Hampshire-Dieppe basins.’
    • ‘At this height, submergence threatens 12,000 families.’

Pronunciation

submergence

/səbˈməːdʒəns/