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introduce

[ in-truh-doos, -dyoos ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈdus, -ˈdyus /
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verb (used with object), in·tro·duced, in·tro·duc·ing.
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Origin of introduce

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English, from Latin intrōdūcere “to lead inside,” equivalent to intrō- “inwardly, within” + dūcere “to lead”; see intro-, duke

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British Dictionary definitions for introduce

introduce
/ (ˌɪntrəˈdjuːs) /

verb (tr)

Derived forms of introduce

introducer, nounintroducible, adjective

Word Origin for introduce

C16: from Latin intrōdūcere to bring inside, from intro- + dūcere to lead
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Medical definitions for introduce

introduce
[ ĭn′trə-dōōs ]

v.
To put inside or into; insert or inject.
To bring in and establish in a new place or environment.
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