English introduction definition
From Middle English introduccioun, introduccyon, borrowed from Old French introduction, itself a borrowing from Latin intrōdūctiōnem, accusative of Latin intrōdūctiō, from intrōdūcō.
- IPA(key): /ˌɪntɹəˈdʌkʃən/
- Rhymes: -ʌkʃən
- Hyphenation: in‧tro‧duc‧tion
introduction (countable and uncountable, plural introductions)
- The act or process of introducing.
- the introduction of a new product into the market
- A means, such as a personal letter, of presenting one person to another.
- An initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material.
- A written or oral explanation of what constitutes the basis of an issue.
act or process of introducing
means of presenting one person to another
initial section of a book or article which introduces subject material
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French introduction definition
Borrowed from Latin introductio, introductionem, from introductus, from introduco.
introduction f (plural introductions)