introduction

  • 1 introduction — [ ɛ̃trɔdyksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe « enseignement »; lat. introductio I ♦ 1 ♦ (XVIe) Action d introduire, de faire entrer (qqn). L introduction d un visiteur dans un salon d attente. L introduction de qqn dans un groupe, un parti. ⇒ admission, entrée …

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  • 2 Introduction — (abbreviated intro) can refer to: *Introduction (music), an opening section of a piece of music. *Introduction (essay), beginning section which states the purpose and goals of the following writing. *Foreword, beginning secton of a book, commonly …

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  • 3 introduction — introduction, prologue, prelude, preface, foreword, exordium, preamble are comparable when denoting something that serves as a preliminary or as an antecedent to an extended treatment, development, discussion, or presentation (as in an exposition …

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  • 4 introduction — Introduction. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on introduit. Il ne se dit guere des personnes qu en cette phrase. L Introduction des Ambassadeurs, Ny des choses au propre qu en cette phrase. Introduction de la sonde. On reconnut par l introduction de …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 introduction — Introduction, f. acu. Est composé de deux mots Latins, Intro et ductio (le dernier usité en composition) et signifie proprement, acconduicte au dedans de quelque lieu, Introductio, Cic. ad Attic. Il se prend aussi pour Institution et… …

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  • 6 introduction — [in΄trəduk′shən] n. [ME introduccion < MFr introduction < L introductio] 1. an introducing or being introduced 2. anything introduced, or brought into use, knowledge, or fashion 3. anything that introduces, or prepares the way for; specif …

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  • 7 Introduction — In tro*duc tion, n. [L. introductio: cf. F. introduction. See {Introduce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of introducing, or bringing to notice. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of formally making persons known to each other; a presentation or making known… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Introduction — «Introduction» Canción de Panic! at the Disco álbum A Fever You Can t Sweat Out Publicación 0:37 Género …

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  • 9 introduction — I noun act of bringing in, admittance, formal presentation, inductio, induction, interposition, introductio, invectio, offering, offering as an exhibit, placing, presentation associated concepts: introduction of evidence II index …

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  • 10 introduction — INTRODUCTION: Mot obscène …

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  • 11 introduction — фр. [энтродюксьо/н], англ. [интрэда/кшн] Introduktion нем. [интродукцио/н] introduzione ит. [интродуцио/нэ] вступление, интродукция …

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  • 12 introduction — late 14c., act of bringing into existence, from O.Fr. introduccion and directly from L. introductionem (nom. introductio) a leading in, noun of action from pp. stem of introducere to lead in, bring in, to introduce, from intro inward, to the… …

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  • 13 introduction — [n] something new; something that begins addition, admittance, awakening, baptism, basic principles, basic text, beginning, commencement, debut, essentials, establishment, exordium, first acquaintance, first taste, foreword, inauguration,… …

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  • 14 introduction — ► NOUN 1) the action of introducing or being introduced. 2) an act of introducing one person to another. 3) a preliminary thing, such as an explanatory section at the beginning of a book. 4) a thing newly brought in. 5) a book or course of study… …

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  • 15 introduction — noun 1 first use ADJECTIVE ▪ early, gradual, recent, widespread ▪ accidental ▪ the accidental introduction of species into new environments VERB + INTRODUCTION …

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  • 16 introduction — A method of obtaining a listing ( official listing) for shares. Where a company wishes its shares to be listed and it already has a wide range of shareholders such that the marketability of the shares on listing can be assumed, it is permitted to …

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  • 17 introduction — (in tro du ksion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action d introduire quelqu un, de le faire entrer. L introduction des ambassadeurs auprès du prince. 2°   Action de faire entrer dans. Introduction d une sonde dans la vessie, dans une… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 INTRODUCTION — s. f. Action d introduire quelqu un. L introduction d un ambassadeur auprès du roi. Son introduction dans leur société ne doit pas vous surprendre. Donner à quelqu un une lettre d introduction auprès d un grand. L introduction d un personnage… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 INTRODUCTION — n. f. Action d’introduire, de faire entrer une chose dans une autre. On reconnut, par l’introduction de la sonde, qu’il avait la pierre. L’introduction en France de telles marchandises fut prohibée. Fig., L’introduction d’une coutume nouvelle,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 20 introduction — in|tro|duc|tion W2 [ˌıntrəˈdʌkʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(new system/product)¦ 2¦(bring something to a place)¦ 3¦(when meeting somebody)¦ 4¦(book/speech)¦ 5¦(music)¦ 6¦(explanation)¦ 7¦(new experience)¦ 8¦(letter)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …

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