ducc＝to lead（领导） 变化型 duct
1 [C, U] ~ (to sb) formal presentation of one person to another, in which each is told the other's name （正式的）介绍; 引见
*It is time to make introductions all round, ie introduce many people to one another. 是大家互相介绍的时候了.
* a person who needs no introduction, ie who is already well-known 不需作介绍的人（大家都知道的）
* a letter of introduction, ie which tells sb who you are, written by a mutual acquaintance 介绍信.
(a) ~ (to sth) something that leads up to the main part of sth (eg an explanatory article at the beginning of a book) 引至主要部分的事物（如书中的序言）
*a short, brief, detailed, general, long, etc introduction 短序、简短的序言、绪论、前言、长的序言
* The introduction explains how the chapters are organized. 前言部分说明各章的编排情况. Cf 参看 preface.
(b) ~ (to sth) textbook for people beginning a subject 入门（初级读物）
*`An Introduction to Astronomy' 《天文学入门》.
3 [sing] ~ to sth first experience of sth 对某事物的初次经历或体验
*his introduction to modern jazz 他对现代爵士音乐的初次接触.
4 [U] bringing into use or operation for the first time 初次投入使用或运作; 引进; 推行; 采用
*the introduction of new manufacturing methods 新的制造方法的采用.
5 [C] ~ (in/into sth) thing introduced, esp a new animal or plant species 引进的事物（尤指新动植物品种）; 引种
*The rabbit is a relatively recent introduction in Australia. 兔子在澳洲是较为近期引进的动物.
6 [C] (music 音) short section at the beginning of a musical composition, leading up to the main part 前奏; 导奏
*an eight-bar introduction 八小节组成的前奏.
2【bring something to a place】
3【when meeting somebody】
the act of bringing something into use for the first time
the introduction of a range of new products
With the introduction of independent taxation, a married woman's position is much clearer.
【BRING SOMETHING TO A PLACE】
the act of bringing something somewhere for the first time
the introduction of Buddhism to China nearly 2000 years ago
a type of thing that is brought somewhere for the first time
The potato was a sixteenth century introduction.
【WHEN MEETING SOMEBODY】[C]
the act of formally telling two people each other's names when they first meet
Pete, are you going to make the introductions ?
Our first contestant needs no introduction (=everyone already knows the person) .
a written or spoken explanation at the beginning of a book, speech etc
In the introduction he explains why he wrote the book.
Mr Brown gave a brief introduction to the course.
a short part at the beginning of a song or piece of music
something that explains the basic facts of a subject
The book is a useful introduction to British geology.
someone's first experience of something
an introduction to water sports
a letter by someone else that explains who you are, which you can give to a person you have not met before
1. Think about some of your most unforgettable meetings: an introduction to your future spouse, a job interview, an encounter with a stranger. 想想那些让你最为难忘的会面：被介绍给你未来的妻子或丈夫，一次求职面试，与陌生人的一次邂逅。
2. Several evenings later, she came up to me at a party, pressing for an introduction to a very impressive man; they'd been exchanging glances all evening. 可就在几天后的一个晚间聚会上，她走到我身边，催逼着我把她介绍给一个给人以深刻印象的男人；他们俩人整个晚上都在互送秋波。
3. Since her introduction in 1959, Barbie has become the universally recognized Queen of the Dolls. 自从1959年面世之后，芭比娃娃成了全球公认的"娃娃女王"。
4. My friend laughed as I laid out his cards and gave my introduction. 当我摊开牌，一一道来时，我这位朋友笑了。
5. Introduction 引言
6. I started my set introduction. “My name is Liu Zongren. I come from Beijing, China.” 我开始了我的一成不变的自我介绍：“我叫刘宗仁。我来自中国北京。”
7. I hadn't noticed the five men performing at the side of the stage as an introduction to the show. 我并没注意到舞台那头的五个人，他们在奏着演出的开场乐曲。