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intro-

a prefix, meaning “inwardly,” “within,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (introspection ); occasionally used in the formation of new words (introjection ).
Compare intra-.


Origin:
< Latin, representing intrō (adv.) inwardly, within

intro.

2.
introduced.
3.
introducing.
Also, introd.
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intro (ˈɪntrəʊ)
 
n , pl -tros
informal short for introduction

intro. or introd.
 
abbreviation for
1.  introduction
2.  introductory
 
introd. or introd.
 
abbreviation for

intro-
 
prefix
in, into, or inward: introvert
 
[from Latin intrō towards the inside, inwardly, within]

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intro-
from L. intro "on the inside, within, to the inside."
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intro- pref.

  1. In; into: intromission.

  2. Inward: introspection.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
intro
introduction
intro.
  1. introduction

  2. introductory

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