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introductory

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.trəˈdʌk.tər.i/ us  

introductory adjective (FIRST TIME)

existing, used, or experienced for the first time: an introductory price/offer an introductory course in design (= a course for people who have not done it before)

introductory adjective (BEGINNING)

written or said at the beginning: an introductory chapter I'd like to make some introductory remarks before beginning the lecture.
Translations of “introductory”
in Chinese (Traditional) 首次的, 首次的(存在,使用或經歷)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 首次的, 首次的(存在,使用或经历)…
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