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in·tro·duc·to·ry

 (ĭn′trə-dŭk′tə-rē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or constituting an introduction; initial or preparatory: introductory remarks by a speaker; an introductory psychology course. See Synonyms at preliminary.

in′tro·duc′to·ri·ly adv.
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introductory

(ˌɪntrəˈdʌktərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
serving as an introduction; preliminary; prefatory
ˌintroˈductorily adv
ˌintroˈductoriness n
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in•tro•duc•to•ry

(ˌɪn trəˈdʌk tə ri)

also in`tro•duc′tive,



adj.
serving or used to introduce.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
in`tro•duc′to•ri•ly, adv.
in`tro•duc′to•ri•ness, n.
syn: See preliminary.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.introductory - serving to open or begin; "began the slide show with some introductory remarks"
opening - first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"; "the play's opening scene"
2.introductory - serving as a base or starting pointintroductory - serving as a base or starting point; "a basic course in Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of basic tools"; "an introductory art course"
first - preceding all others in time or space or degree; "the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training"
3.introductory - serving as an introduction or preface
preceding - existing or coming before
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introductory

adjective
1. preliminary, elementary, first, early, initial, inaugural, preparatory, initiatory, prefatory, precursory an introductory course in religion and theology
preliminary last, closing, final, concluding, terminating
2. starting, opening, initial, early out on the shelves at an introductory price of £2.99
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introductory

adjective
1. Of, relating to, or occurring at the start of something:
2. Before or in preparation for the main matter, action, or business:
3. Serving to introduce a subject or person, for example:
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Translations
تَمْهيدي، إسْتِهْلالي
úvodní
introducerende
bevezetõ
inngangs-
başlangıç niteliğinde olangiriş

introductory

[ˌɪntrəˈdʌktərɪ]
A. ADJ [remarks] → preliminar; [lecture, talk] → introductorio, de introducción; [course] → introductorio, de iniciación
B. CPD introductory offer Noferta f de lanzamiento
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introductory

[ˌɪntrəˈdʌktəri] adj
[course] → d'introduction
an introductory course in religion and theology → un cours d'introduction à la religion et la théologie
[price] → de lancement
at an introductory price of £2.99 → à un prix de lancement de 2 livres 99
an introductory offer → une offre de lancement
introductory remarks → remarques fpl liminaires
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

introductory

adj page, paragraph, chaptereinleitend; words, remarkseinführend; course, fee, offerEinführungs-; introductory speechEinführungsrede f; introductory priceEinführungspreis m
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introductory

[ˌɪntrəˈdʌktrɪ] adjintroduttivo/a
introductory remarks → osservazioni fpl preliminari
an introductory offer → un'offerta di lancio
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introduce

(intrəˈdjuːs) verb
1. (often with to) to make (people) known by name to each other. He introduced the guests (to each other); Let me introduce you to my mother; May I introduce myself? I'm John Brown.
2. (often with into) to bring in (something new). Grey squirrels were introduced into Britain from Canada; Why did you introduce such a boring subject (into the conversation)?
3. to propose or put forward. He introduced a bill in Parliament for the abolition of income tax.
4. (with to) to cause (a person) to get to know (a subject etc). Children are introduced to algebra at about the age of eleven.
ˌintroˈduction (-ˈdakʃən) noun
1. the act of introducing, or the process of being introduced. the introduction of new methods.
2. an act of introducing one person to another. The hostess made the introductions and everyone shook hands.
3. something written at the beginning of a book explaining the contents, or said at the beginning of a speech etc.
ˌintroˈductory (-ˈdaktəri) adjective
giving an introduction. He made a few introductory remarks about the film before showing it.
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