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English definition of “introduce”

introduce

verb [T]     /ˌɪntrəˈdjuːs/
SOMETHING NEW B2 to make something exist, happen, or be used for the first time: CD players were first introduced in 1983. We have introduced a new training schedule for employees.Preceding and introducing
MEETING PEOPLE B1 to tell someone another person's name the first time that they meet: He took me round the room and introduced me to everyone. [often reflexive] Emma introduced herself and they shook hands.Welcoming, greeting and greetings
TO AN AUDIENCE to tell an audience who is going to speak to them or perform for them: I'd like to introduce Rachel Elliott who is our speaker this evening.Preceding and introducing
(Definition of introduce verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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