introduction introduction  /ˌɪn trə ˈdək ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of beginning something new
  2. (n) the first section of a communication
  3. (n) formally making a person known to another or to the public
  4. (n) a basic or elementary instructional text
  5. (n) a new proposal
  6. (n) the act of putting one thing into another
  7. (n) the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

Usage(s):

  1. This elegantly designed portal is a beautiful introduction to artist websites from around the world.
  2. This elegantly designed portal is a beautiful introduction to artist websites from around the world.

News

  1. Introduction to Full-Force Self-Defense

    Introduction to Full-Force Self-DefenseSunday - July 14, 20134pm-7pm This class covers street safety & awareness, physical & verbal boundary setting and some basic full-force self-defense tactics proven effective at keeping you safer in the world. Includes practice with front and rear grab responses and effective ground fighting with a padded mock assailant. This is a great class to take if you ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Panel backs introduction of digital learning in US

    Panel backs introduction of digital learning in US Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 4:20 am, Thursday, June 13, 2013 WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after President Barack Obama's call for U.S. schools to be outfitted with high-speed Internet within five years, an independent panel ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. Introduction to Quickbooks workshop scheduled for June 20 in Durango

    The Small Business Development Center located at Fort Lewis College is among those sponsoring an Introduction to QuickBooks workshop on Thursday, June 20.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Pagosa Springs Sun

Quotes

  1. "Ed McMahon's voice at 11:30 was a signal that something great was about to happen. Ed's introduction of Johnny was a classic broadcasting ritual - reassuring and exciting," Letterman said, adding, "We will miss him."
    on Jun 23, 2009 By: David Letterman Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I do not trust that it would be appropriate to have the introduction of the IMF as a supplier of help through standby or through any kind of such help," Trichet told reporters in Frankfurt following a meeting of ECB policymakers.
    on Mar 4, 2010 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: AFP

  3. Ben Bernanke, Fed chairman, said yesterday: "I welcome the introduction of the Treasury's new purchase facility for mortgage-backed securities, which will provide critical support for mortgage markets in this period of unusual...
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Independent

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cursory cursory
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