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American English: /ˌɪntrəˈd(j)us/
British English: /ɪntrəˈdjuːs/

Translation of introduce in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (acquaint) I don't think we've been introduced
    no creo tener el gusto de conocerlo
    me parece que no nos han presentado
    allow me to introduce myself/my mother [formal]
    permítame que me presente/le presente a mi madre
    to introduce somebody to somebody
    presentarle a alguien a alguien
    he introduced John to her
    le presentó a John
    he introduced her to John
    se la presentó a John
    Example sentences
    • I run into some nefarious character, I don't even want to mention his name, who introduces me to Madam Alex.
    • ‘That would be me,’ Jessica said with a small frown, when Michael showed no intention of formally introducing her.
    • When Amy had settled in, Kevin formally introduced her to the others and led her to the training room.
    1.2 (initiate)to introduce somebody to something
    introducir a alguien a algo
    iniciar a alguien en algo
    he introduced me to the classics
    él me introdujo a or me inició en la lectura de los clásicos
    Example sentences
    • This is a great place to introduce products and measure their popularity.
    • In the past few years, Swindon police, in partnership with the council, has introduced a number of measures to halt the tide of yobbish behaviour.
    • The move is one of a number of measures introduced by Burnley Council as part of a shake-up of their waste collection services.
    1.3 (present)
    Example sentences
    • He will introduce screenings of some of his films and conduct a movie masterclass with the audience at Pictureville Cinema.
    • No less than 31 presenters have been recruited to introduce programmes throughout the festival, and some will stay on with their own studio shows afterwards.
    • Granada TV frontman Anthony Wilson is the master of ceremonies who will introduce an action-packed programme.
  • 2 2.1 (bring in)
    Example sentences
    • The electrode is introduced through a needle inserted into a large vein in an arm or the neck.
    • He recalls the time when miners from Wales dug one of the bore holes, which is still used today, and when chlorine was introduced at the treatment works.
    • We conclude that Minos can be instrumental for completion of the effort to introduce useful insertions into all known genes of D. melanogaster.
    2.2 (bring in for first time)
    introducing Juan Romero as Don Félix
    presentando por primera vez (en pantalla) a Juan Romero en el papel de Don Félix
    tobacco was introduced (in)to Europe in the 16th century
    el tabaco se introdujo en Europa en el siglo XVI
    2.3 (Politics)
    Example sentences
    • The past two weeks have shown how far we have travelled in the debate about introducing legislation in Scotland aimed at protecting people from the damage that passive smoking causes to health.
    • US gun control, as presented in legislation introduced by Democrats, is a joke.
    • In California, one assemblyman just introduced legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.
  • 3 (insert) [formal]to introduce something into something
    introducir algo en algo
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