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ˌɪn trəˈdʌk tə riin·tro·duc·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. introductoryadjective

    serving to open or begin

    "began the slide show with some introductory remarks"

  2. basic, introductoryadjective

    serving as a base or starting point

    "a basic course in Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of basic tools"; "an introductory art course"

  3. introductory, prefatorial, prefatoryadjective

    serving as an introduction or preface


  1. introductoryadjective

    introducing; giving a preview or idea of

Webster Dictionary

  1. Introductoryadjective

    serving to introduce something else; leading to the main subject or business; preliminary; prefatory; as, introductory proceedings; an introductory discourse

    Etymology: [L. itroductorius: cf. F. introductoire.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of introductory in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of introductory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of introductory in a Sentence

  1. Professor Levin:

    Our study challenges the established notion of how the continents on which we live behave, it challenges the textbook concepts taught in introductory geology classes.

  2. Ben Wood:

    With an introductory price of $ 1000 and a small number of units available to a limited audience I believe the Astro robot will sell out in minutes when it becomes available in the Ben Wood market.

  3. The Pentagon:

    These introductory meetings were an important step as we prepare to launch the train-and-equip program later this spring with our international partners.

  4. Geof Peabody:

    The last class that we just did which was introductory handgun training for church security members, we had nine different churches that were represented with about 25 students who came.

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