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isagoge

[ ahy-suh-goh-jee, ahy-suh-goh-jee ]
/ ˈaɪ səˌgoʊ dʒi, ˌaɪ səˈgoʊ dʒi /
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noun
an introduction, especially a scholarly introduction to a field of study or research.
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Origin of isagoge

1645–55; <Latin īsagōga<Greek eisagōgḗ, equivalent to eiság(ein) to introduce (eis- into + ágein to lead) + -ōgē verbid noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for isagoge

isagoge
/ (ˈaɪsəˌɡəʊdʒɪ, ˌaɪsəˈɡəʊ-) /

noun
an academic introduction to a specialized subject field or area of research

Word Origin for isagoge

C17: from Latin, from Greek eisagōgē, from eisagein to introduce, from eis- into + agein to lead
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