introductory

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adjective in·tro·duc·to·ry \ˌin-trə-ˈdək-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of introductory

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a first step that sets something going or in proper perspective <an introductory course in calculus>

introductorily

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Examples of introductory in a sentence

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

  2. a class in introductory physics

1605

First Known Use of introductory

1605


INTRODUCTORY Defined for English Language Learners

introductory

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adjective in·tro·duc·to·ry \ˌin-trə-ˈdək-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of introductory for English Language Learners

  • : 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


INTRODUCTORY Defined for Kids

introductory

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adjective in·tro·duc·to·ry \ˌin-trə-ˈdək-tə-rē\

Definition of introductory for Students

  1. :  serving to introduce :  preliminary <an introductory lesson>



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