Translation of "introduce" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌɪn·trəˈdjuːs/ us /ˌɪn·trəˈdus/ present participle introducing, past tense and past participle introduced

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

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

to make something exist or happen for the first time

We have introduced a new training scheme for employees.

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


verb /intrəˈdjuːs/

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

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)

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

to propose or put forward

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

the introduction of new methods.

an act of introducing one person to another

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

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)