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Introductions are unnecessary since you all know each other.
Donna quickly made the introductions.
Opposition to the tax has decreased since its introduction last year.
the introduction of new cancer-fighting drugs
You won't get into the subject deeply, but the course is a good introduction.
My introduction to sailing happened on a trip to Switzerland.
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the long central part of a church where people sit
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