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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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Introductoryadjective

    Previous; serving as a means to something further.

    Etymology: from introductus, Latin.

    This introductory discourse itself is to be but an essay, not a book. Boyle.


  1. introductory

    Introductory refers to the initial stage or part intended to introduce someone or something. It is designed to provide preliminary or basic knowledge or information about a subject, concept or process. It often serves as a guide or foundation for further understanding or discussion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Introductoryadjective

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

  2. 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. 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.

  2. 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.

  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. 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.

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