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Introduction

In`tro`duc´tion
n.1.
1.The act of introducing, or bringing to notice.
2.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.
3.That part of a book or discourse which introduces or leads the way to the main subject, or part; preliminary; matter; preface; proem; exordium.
4.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.
Noun1.introduction - the first section of a communication
2.introduction - the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line"
3.introduction - formally making a person known to another or to the public
Synonyms: intro, presentation
4.introduction - a basic or elementary instructional text
5.introduction - a new proposal; "they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"
6.introduction - the act of putting one thing into another
7.introduction - the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"; "he regards the fork as a modern introduction"

INTRODUCTION. That part of a writing in which are detailed those facts which elucidate the subject. In chancery pleading, the introduction is that part of a bill which contains the names and description of the persons exhibiting the bill. In this part of the bill are also given the places of abode, title, or office, or business, and the character in which they sue, if it is in autre droit, and such other description as is required to show the jurisdiction of the court. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 4156.

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