Translation of "introduce" - English-Spanish dictionary

introduce

verb uk /ˌɪn·trəˈdjuːs/ (present participle introducing, past tense and past participle introduced)

B1 to tell someone another person’s name the first time that they meet

presentar
He took me around the room and introduced me to everyone.

to make something exist or happen for the first time

introducir
We have introduced a new training scheme for employees.

(Translation of “introduce” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

introduce

verb /intrəˈdjuːs/

(often with to) to make (people) known by name to each other

presentar
He introduced the guests (to each other)
Let me introduce you to my mother
May I introduce myself? I’m John Brown.

(often with into) to bring in (something new)

introducir
Grey squirrels were introduced into Britain from Canada
Why did you introduce such a boring subject (into the conversation)?

to propose or put forward

presentar
He introduced a bill in Parliament for the abolition of income tax.

(with to) to cause (a person) to get to know (a subject etc)

iniciar en
Children are introduced to algebra at about the age of eleven.
introduction /-ˈdakʃən/ noun

the act of introducing, or the process of being introduced

introducción
the introduction of new methods.

an act of introducing one person to another

presentación
The hostess made the introductions and everyone shook hands.

something written at the beginning of a book explaining the contents, or said at the beginning of a speech etc.

introducción, prefacio
introductory /-ˈdaktəri/ adjective

giving an introduction

introductorio
He made a few introductory remarks about the film before the screening.

(Translation of “introduce” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)