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introduce 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˌintrəˈd(y)o͞os/,
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introduced, past participle; introduced, past tense; introducing, present participle; introduces, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Bring (something, esp. a product, measure, or concept) into use or operation for the first time
    • - various new taxes were introduced
    • - measures were introduced to help families with children
  2. Bring a subject to the attention of (someone) for the first time
    • - the program is a bid to introduce opera to the masses
  3. Present (a new piece of legislation) for debate in a legislative assembly

  4. Bring (a new plant, animal, or disease) to a place and establish it there
    • - a cold-resistant strain of sugar cane was introduced to Louisiana
  5. Make (someone) known by name to another in person, esp. formally
    • - I hope to introduce Jenny to them very soon
  6. Insert or bring into something
    • - a device that introduces chlorine into the pool automatically
  7. Occur at the start of; open
    • - a longer, more lyrical opening that introduces her first solo
  8. (of a person) Provide an opening explanation or announcement for (a television or radio program, book, etc.)


  1. cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"
  2. bring something new to an environment; "A new word processor was introduced"
  3. insert: introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
  4. bring in: bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment; "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"
  5. bring in or establish in a new place or environment; "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
  6. bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
  7. (An Introduction) An Introduction is the debut EP from Brisbane band, The Paper and the Plane. It was released on March 15, 2007 with the support of Starving Kids Records. Eleven months after its release, the band had sold nearly all of the 1000 copies pressed. ...
  8. (Introducing (Bombay Rockers)) Introducing is the debut album by Bombay Rockers released in 2003. 100,000 copies of their album have been sold. It also has now gone five times platinum. Introducing was critically acclaimed in Denmark and reached number one on the Album Chart. ...
  9. (Introducing (Foxy Shazam)) Introducing, the second album by the band Foxy Shazam, was released on January 22, 2008. Recording for the album began shortly after touring ended in August 2007. They traveled to a studio in Seattle to record. ...
  10. (Introduction (Alex Parks album)) Introduction is Alex Parks' debut album, released on 24 November 2003. ...
  11. (Introduction (House of Lords)) In the House of Lords, certain new members must, before sitting, be ceremonially "introduced", the ceremony being known as Introduction. Introductions in the Lords are more elaborate than introductions in the House of Commons.
  12. (Introduction (rock band)) Introduction is a Swedish rock band based in Stockholm. Often classified as psychedelic rock, Introduction is also influenced by classic rock, progressive rock and indie rock.
  13. To cause (someone) to be acquainted (with someone else); To make (something or someone) known by formal announcement or recommendation; To add (something) to a system, a mixture, or a container; To bring (something) into practice
  14. (introduced) not native to the area; not indigenous.
  15. (Introduced) A species or organism which arrives and establishes as a result of human activities.
  16. (Introduced) A species that is naturally foreign to this region but has been released in the area as an act of man and is now established and reproducing without additional influence by man.
  17. (Introduced) Native somewhere else, but having been brought deliberately by people to the area specified (adjective). Apples, wheat, and domestic cats were introduced to North America.^10
  18. (Introduced) Refers to a species brought into a geographical area where it does not naturally occur. ...
  19. (Introduced) Refers to a species that has been relocated and that has established populations in regions outside of its natural range (most frequently through human intervention). This is also sometimes referred to as exotic or invasive.
  20. (Introduced) a species is defined as introduced (also known as non-indigenous, alien or exotic) in a certain geographical area, if that area is outside the species' native distributional range, and the species has arrived there by human activity.
  21. (Introduced) a species that has been returned to an area where it was extirpated or into an area where it was never found
  22. (introduced) A Bill is introduced when a member of Parliament (or in the case of a Government Bill, a Minister) presents it to the House of Representatives for its consideration.
  23. (introduced) Native somewhere else, but having arrived somehow in the area specified. Although this concept makes no logical sense because it clearly includes organisms that arrived entirely without the aid of people, it still is used by some biologists.
  24. (introduced) species that is either inadvertently or deliberately brought to NZ by human transport, and has become established here, e.g. Cabbage White Butterfly, Cinnabar Moth.
  25. Species introduced into Australia's marine environment deliberately for aquaculture production or stocking programs, e.g. Trout, Atlantic Salmon.