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introduce

verb [T]  us   /ˌɪn·trəˈdus/

introduce verb [T] (MEET SOMEONE)

to arrange for you to meet and learn the name of another person: I’d like to introduce you to my friend, Sally. George, I’d like to introduce my friend, Sally. To introduce is also to formally present someone to a group: It’s my distinct honor to introduce the president of the United States of America.

introduce verb [T] (BEGIN TO USE)

to put something into use for the first time, or to put something into a new place: When were music CDs first introduced? These trees were introduced into New England from Europe.
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