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in·tro·duc·tion

introduction

 
 
pronunciation:
In tr duhk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part at the beginning of something, such as a book, article, or speech, that explains what will follow.
He read the introduction to see if the book interested him.
synonyms:
preamble
similar words:
opening
definition 2: a book or course of study for people who know nothing about the subject.
Mr. Jackson took a class called Introduction to Computers.
synonyms:
survey
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