[ in-troh ]
/ ˈɪn troʊ /
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
Definition for intro (2 of 3)
a prefix, meaning “inwardly,” “within,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (introspection); occasionally used in the formation of new words (introjection).
Origin of intro-
<Latin, representing intrō (adv.) inwardly, within
Definition for intro (3 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for intro (1 of 3)
/ (ˈɪntrəʊ) /
noun plural -tros
informal short for introduction
British Dictionary definitions for intro (2 of 3)
in, into, or inwardintrovert
Word Origin for intro-
from Latin intrō towards the inside, inwardly, within
British Dictionary definitions for intro (3 of 3)
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Medical definitions for intro
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