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introductory


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Introductory  \In`tro*duc"to*ry\,  a.  [L.  itroductorius:  cf  F. 
  introductoire.] 
  Serving  to  introduce  something  else;  leading  to  the  main 
  subject  or  business;  preliminary;  prefatory;  as  introductory 
  proceedings;  an  introductory  discourse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  introductory 
  adj  1:  serving  to  open  or  begin;  "began  the  slide  show  with  some 
  introductory  remarks" 
  2:  serving  as  a  base  or  starting  point;  "a  basic  course  in 
  Russian";  "basic  training  for  raw  recruits";  "a  set  of 
  basic  tools";  "an  introductory  art  course"  [syn:  {basic}] 
  3:  serving  as  an  introduction  or  preface  [syn:  {prefatorial},  {prefatory}] 




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