introductory

[ in-truh-duhk-tuh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF introductory
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTRODUCTORY

This was the introductory act to a drama where peace and war were blended.

Is the "research" man the best teacher for the introductory courses?

In a few places, elementary or introductory courses are open to freshmen.

These problems relate particularly to the introductory courses.

It is possible to over-emphasize the idea of thoroughness in the introductory courses.

There is no teaching in this introductory course other than brief answers to questions.

With some reluctance he consented, and his introductory oration has been preserved.

On this, the gentleman gave me an introductory letter to him.

Only a few minutes should be spent on this introductory talk.

What then is it that St. John means to say in his introductory words?

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Late Latin introductorius, from introduct-, past participle stem of introducere "to lead in, bring in" (see introduction). Also used in English from c.1400 as a noun meaning "introductory treatise or textbook."

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