Definition of introduction:
- A formal and elaborate preliminary treatise; specifically, a treatise introductory to other treatises, or to a course of study; a guide; as, an introduction to English literature.
- That part of a book or discourse which introduces or leads the way to the main subject, or part; preliminary; matter; preface; proem; exordium.
- The act of formally making persons known to each other; a presentation or making known of one person to another by name; as, the introduction of one stranger to another.
- The act of introducing, or bringing to notice.
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- beginning (part of speech: noun)
- introduction (part of speech: noun)
- prelude (part of speech: noun)
- insertion (part of speech: noun)
- "The Lost Despatch", Natalie Sumner Lincoln.
- "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
- "The Complete Book of Cheese", Robert Carlton Brown.