introduction

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English[edit]

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Borrowing from Old French introduction, itself a borrowing from Latin intrōdūctiō, intrōdūctiōnem, from intrōdūcō.

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introduction (plural introductions)

  1. The act or process of introducing.
  2. A means, such as a personal letter, of presenting one person to another.
  3. An initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material.
  4. A written or oral explanation of what constitutes the basis of an issue.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin introductio, introductionem, from introductus, from introduco.

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Noun[edit]

introduction f (plural introductions)

  1. introduction

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