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Definition of "fossilisation" []

  • Alternative spelling of fossilization. (noun)

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Use "fossilisation" in a sentence
  • "The former hypothesis has some justification, for Chinese prose was sufficiently young to have escaped, as yet, on the whole, the later processes of "fossilisation", by being divorced from the actual spoken language. 3"
  • "Studies of fossilisation (now known as stabilisation) suggested that learners who are not encouraged to, or even discouraged from, ‘adding grammar’ are stuck in the pre-syntactic, lexical phase."
  • "Studies of fossilisation now known as stabilisation suggested that learners who are not encouraged to, or even discouraged from, ‘adding grammar’ are stuck in the pre-syntactic, lexical phase."