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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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For the purpose of providing some direction on how to write introduction of a systematic review the introduction part systematic review was reviewed for word limits number of citations number of paragraphs and grammar etc.
In the writing of the introduction, five main elements are identified by applied linguistics researchers (Cargill and O'Connor, 2009).
The hosts were booed off at half-time and it took the introduction of sumanager Colin Calderwood found himself under fire after seeing his side register their third match without a win.
As we've said, the introduction to an essay is like the appetizer before the main course--or perhaps even like the delicious smells that emanate from the kitchen before any food is seen.
Although there were some concerns that the introduction of the vaccine might result in substantial increases in the incidence of IPD with nonvaccine serotypes, the investigators found little evidence of this.
"Alfreda is an extremely Intelligent and very capable young woman whose career is definitely on an upward swing, and her delivery of the introduction is proof of that," offers Madison.
Ten member states have officially declared January 2006 as the introduction date for the new device (Austria, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Lithuania, Malta, the Netherlands, Sweden) and six others have indicated informally that they will also delay introduction until January (Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Slovenia).
The introduction of this e-coating technology results in several advantages: Lowers VOC emissions that occur during basecoat painting at Mazda's plants in Japan by 32 tons per year, a reduction of 50 percent.
In particular, the introduction of The Code of Practice (Department of Education Northern Ireland, 1998:2, 1.6) has addressed the issue of inclusion and integration in Northern Ireland by stating, "the needs of most pupils will be met in mainstream schools, and without a statutory assessment or a statement.
The next section is the introduction to 'Skyscrapers' with eight case studies, one in Shanghai, one in Kuala Lumpur, and the remainder in the USA.
"From the factory to the branches to the tremendous dealer support and promotional campaign, the introduction of our new harvesting systems was truly a fully integrated and carefully synchronized team effort," says Harvester Works' Havens.