- the act of introducing or the state of being introduced.
- a formal personal presentation of one person to another or others.
- a preliminary part, as of a book, musical composition, or the like, leading up to the main part.
- an elementary treatise: an introduction to botany.
- an act or instance of inserting.
- something introduced.
Origin of introduction
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Examples from the Web for reintroduction
His later acquittal was my reintroduction to jury nullification, which I will discuss further in a moment.Not This Again: The Ghost of Past Injustices, From the Draft Riots to Trayvon
July 15, 2013
That was only done by the reintroduction of the first theme in the first key.Haydn
John F. Runciman
Words fail me to express adequately the pleasure I have derived from my reintroduction to Nature's home and mine.Betty Grier
There all communication had stopped for about a month since the date of my reintroduction to Abbots' House.A Strange Story, Complete
The first preliminary steps were now taken for the reintroduction of the Roman Catholic religion.
That first evening of his reintroduction to the polite world was a success which few young men of his years achieve.Kenelm Chillingly, Complete
- the act of introducing or fact of being introduced
- a presentation of one person to another or others
- a means of presenting a person to another person, group, etc, such as a letter of introduction or reference
- a preliminary part, as of a book, speech, etc
- an instrumental passage preceding the entry of a soloist, choir, etc
- an opening passage in a movement or composition that precedes the main material
- something that has been or is introduced, esp something that is not native to an area, country, etc
- a basic or elementary work of instruction, reference, etc
- logic (qualified by the name of an operation) a syntactic rule specifying the conditions under which a formula or statement containing the specified operator may be derived from othersconjunction-introduction; negation-introduction
Word Origin and History for reintroduction
late 14c., "act of bringing into existence," from Old French introduccion and directly from Latin introductionem (nominative introductio) "a leading in," noun of action from past participle stem of introducere "to lead in, bring in, to introduce," from intro- "inward, to the inside" (see intro-) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "initial instruction in a subject; an introductory statement" is mid-15c. The sense of "formal presentation of one person to another" is from 1711.