adjective \ˌin-trə-ˈdək-t(ə-)rē\

: providing information about someone who is about to speak, perform, etc., or something that is about to begin

: providing basic information about a subject

: intended to attract customers when a new product, service, etc., is introduced

Full Definition of INTRODUCTORY

:  of, relating to, or being a first step that sets something going or in proper perspective <an introductory course in calculus>
in·tro·duc·to·ri·ly \-t(ə-)rə-lē\ adverb


  1. I'd like to make a few introductory remarks before we start the program.
  2. a class in introductory physics

First Known Use of INTRODUCTORY



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