Definition of “introductory” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “introductory” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“introductory” in American English

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introductoryadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌɪn·trəˈdʌk·tə·ri/

coming before something else:

introductory remarks

(Definition of “introductory” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“introductory” in Business English

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introductoryadjective

uk /ˌɪntrəˈdʌktəri/ us

COMMERCE, MARKETING an introductory price, offer, etc. is only available for a short period of time, when a product or service is first available or when a customer first buys or starts using something:

an introductory bonus/deal/discount These rates include an introductory bonus of 0.5% for the first year.
an introductory offer/price/rate

COMMERCE, MARKETING used for describing the period of time when a product is first available or when a customer first buys or starts using something, when special prices, etc. might be available:

We offer an interest-free introductory period on credit cards.

written or said at the beginning of something:

an introductory address/comment/remark

intended for people who have not experienced or done something before:

This is an introductory course in business management.

(Definition of “introductory” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)