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introductory

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education
introductoryin‧tro‧duc‧to‧ry /ˌɪntrəˈdʌktəri◂/ ●○○ adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 TCNINTRODUCEsaid or written at the beginning of a book, speech etc in order to explain what it is aboutintroductory chapter/paragraph 🔊 the objectives described in the introductory chapter 🔊 as the chairman said in his introductory remarks2 SEintended for people who have never done a particular activity before 🔊 an introductory course in data processing3 introductory offer/price etc
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introductoryI started telling him some thoughts I had about the introductory Art History course we all taught.The part of the programme which had received highest priority was the introductory course in information retrieval for the engineering undergraduates.an introductory course on American literaturean introductory course on "Understanding Computers"I went on an introductory course with ParAvion in Wiltshire to find out if I liked paragliding any better.The text has been revised and a new introductory essay has been added for the second edition.Singer wrote an introductory essay to the book of photographs.They lead students through introductory experiences in telepathy and techniques of subspace communication and energy manipulation.As an introductory offer the first 1,000 brochures to be sent will include a 10% discount voucher.Type the introductory paragraph. 15.an introductory psychology textbookWilliams cleared his throat, made a few introductory remarks welcoming everyone, then began his speech.See the introductory section in the Unit and its explanation of the movement from meaning to form.Wilson will give the introductory speech at the education conference.The introductory subscription rate is $165 per year.It was while being given an introductory tour of Grove House.introductory remarksWhat then are the implications of our experiment for the questions that we raised in our introductory remarks?Williams cleared his throat, made a few introductory remarks about the occasion.As the above introductory remarks suggest, the experience most people have of social surveys is through the interview.introductory courseFor New Students new students' open days. introductory courses.They volunteer to teach introductory courses.All three of us in the introductory course are auditors, an inauspicious start.The part of the programme which had received highest priority was the introductory course in information retrieval for the engineering undergraduates.This Golden Gate introductory course is my bridge back to self-confidence.An introductory course is provided for students who have not previously studied Biology at these levels.As part of the first- and second-year laboratory courses, all students undertake short introductory courses on computational methods.I went on an introductory course with ParAvion in Wiltshire to find out if I liked paragliding any better.
From Longman Business Dictionaryintroductoryin‧tro‧duc‧to‧ry /ˌɪntrəˈdʌktəri◂/ adjective [only before a noun] MARKETING introductory offer/price etc a special low price that is charged for a new product for a limited period of timeIt will normally sell for £12 but as an introductory offer the booklet is available for just £10, until the end of the month.
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