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intro

[ in-troh ]
/ ˈɪn troʊ /
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noun, plural in·tros.Informal.
the introductory passage of a piece for a jazz or dance band.
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Origin of intro

First recorded in 1895–1900; shortening of introduction

Other definitions for intro (2 of 3)

intro-

a prefix, meaning “inwardly,” “within,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (introspection); occasionally used in the formation of new words (introjection).
Compare intra-.

Origin of intro-

<Latin, representing intrō (adv.) inwardly, within

Other definitions for intro (3 of 3)

intro.

or introd


abbreviation
introduce.
introduced.
introducing.
introduction.
introductory.
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British Dictionary definitions for intro (1 of 3)

intro
/ (ˈɪntrəʊ) /

noun plural -tros
informal short for introduction

British Dictionary definitions for intro (2 of 3)

intro-

prefix
in, into, or inwardintrovert

Word Origin for intro-

from Latin intrō towards the inside, inwardly, within

British Dictionary definitions for intro (3 of 3)

intro.

introd.


abbreviation for
introduction
introductory
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