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introduction

noun
     
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in‧tro‧duc‧tion W2
1

new system/product

[uncountable] the act of bringing something into use for the first time
introduction of
the introduction of a range of new products
With the introduction of independent taxation, a married woman's position is much clearer.
2

bring something to a place

a) [uncountable] the act of bringing something somewhere for the first time
introduction of
the introduction of Buddhism to China nearly 2000 years ago
b) [countable] a type of thing that is brought somewhere for the first time:
The potato was a sixteenth century introduction.
3

when meeting somebody

[countable] the act of formally telling two people each other's names when they first meet:
Pete, are you going to make the introductions?
Our first contestant needs no introduction (=everyone already knows the person).
4

book/speech

[countable] a written or spoken explanation at the beginning of a book, speech etc:
In the introduction he explains why he wrote the book.
Mr Brown gave a brief introduction to the course.
5

music

[countable] a short part at the beginning of a song or piece of music
6

explanation

[countable] something that explains the basic facts of a subject
introduction to
The book is a useful introduction to British geology.
7

new experience

[countable] someone's first experience of something
introduction to
an introduction to water sports
8

letter

[countable]B a letter by someone else that explains who you are, which you can give to a person you have not met before

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