Introduction

Definition of 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.

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