Definition of introduction
3 : a putting in : insertion
4 : something introduced; specifically : a new or exotic plant or animal
Examples of introduction in a sentence
the introduction of telephone service to the area
Since its introduction last year, over a million copies of the software have been sold.
the introduction of evidence at the trial
the introduction of a new topic for conversation
the introduction of the bill to Congress
She told the audience, by way of introduction, that the research was completed a year ago.
the introduction of an Asian plant species to America
After a brief introduction, the performer took the stage.
Origin of introduction
Middle English introduccioun act of introducing, from Anglo-French introduction, from Latin introduction-, introductio, from introducere
First Known Use: 14th century
INTRODUCTION Defined for Kids
Definition of introduction for Students
1 : the part of a book that leads up to and explains what will be found in the main part
2 : the act of causing a person to meet another person
3 : the action of bringing into use, making available, or presenting for consideration or discussion
4 : something introduced or added <The plant is a new introduction to the garden.>
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