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INTRODUCTION. That part of a writing in which are detailed those facts which elucidate the subject. In chancery pleading, the introduction is that part of a bill which contains the names and description of the persons exhibiting the bill. In this part of the bill are also given the places of abode, title, or office, or business, and the character in which they sue, if it is in autre droit, and such other description as is required to show the jurisdiction of the court. 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 4156.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Narrative and objective news stories are unique in the list of introductions because the other introductive devices tell the reader how to think about the information.
Now, I've been on the receiving end of some dreadful introductions. I have been introduced to potential vendors, salespersons and people who have attempted to pump me for information, further introductions or even access to my contacts.
Having played a key role in building the Capital Introduction business and holding key leadership roles within the division for nearly a decade, Bloom and Lucas in their new roles will manage a team of Capital Introduction professionals across the New York, San Francisco and Dallas regional offices.
Cinq introductions en bourse durant le premier trimestre 2014 dans la region MENA ( Moyen-Orient & Afrique du Nord) ont permis de lever 1,283.8 millions de dollars , soit une baisse de 21 pour cent en termes de valeur par rapport au premier trimestre 2013.
Those of us who were trained in years past left school with complex schedules that stringently delayed introductions of potentially allergenic foods.
This study analysed the content and structure of the introductions of published research articles authored by faculty researchers of higher education institutions in Mindanao.
Recommendations for PCV use from the World Health Organization (WHO) (1,2) and funding from the GAVI Alliance have resulted in an increase in PCV introductions into national immunization programs, especially in lower-income countries.
Likewise, the conclusion of an essay is a chance for us to highlight our main point and show the reader that we kept the promise made in the introduction. For both cooks and writers, introductions and conclusions play important roles and present unique challenges.
He accordingly begins the book with a short essay on the question "Why Bother with Theology?" At the end of this essay he provides an extensive listing of works for further reading, helpfully grouped under headings such as "Introductions to the History of Theology," "Classic Works of the Twentieth Century," "Feminist, Womanist, and Mujerista Theology," and "Evangelical Theology." This listing also includes a few Web sites.
Such students will find Hadfield's Companion a useful resource, but instructors will still want to put introductions like Russell J.
There is always something to argue with, but that is part of the enjoyment: his first book, Leisure and Class in Victorian England, was based on premises about the monolithic nature of attempts to impose middleclass 'respectability' which failed to stand the test of time (including his own later work), but it lives on as one of the best introductions to the issues and debates that it framed.

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