Definition of processual in English:


Line breaks: pro|ces¦sual
Pronunciation: /prəˈsɛsjʊəl


  • Relating to or involving the study of processes rather than discrete events.
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    • Thus, the three-factor model, being processual rather than content based, is conceived to be highly integrative with clinical models quite diverse in terms of conceptualization, focus, and intervention.
    • Rather than create models, the author shows how the concepts of ethnicity varied over time, thus creating a processual framework rather than a static model.
    • The job of the political ecologist, then, becomes one of placing environmental results in this processual web-in essence, contextualizing environmental events, policies, and decisions in larger contexts.

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