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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

Definition 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

Definition 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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Medical definitions for intro

intro-

pref.

In; into:intromission.
Inward:introspection.
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