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introduction

a method of raising new SHARE CAPITAL by issuing company shares at an agreed price to STOCKBROKERS and MARKET MAKERS rather than to the general public. Introductions are usually employed by established companies as a means of raising new capital with less administrative expense than other forms of SHARE ISSUE.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

introduction

a method of raising new SHARE CAPITAL by issuing company shares to STOCKBROKERS and MARKET MAKERS at an agreed price rather than to the general public. See SHARE ISSUE.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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Our intention, in short, is to introduce our heroine with the utmost solemnity in our power, with an elevation of stile, and all other circumstances proper to raise the veneration of our reader.--Indeed we would, for certain causes, advise those of our male readers who have any hearts, to read no farther, were we not well assured, that how amiable soever the picture of our heroine will appear, as it is really a copy from nature, many of our fair countrywomen will be found worthy to satisfy any passion, and to answer any idea of female perfection which our pencil will be able to raise.
"Then, my dear, you may have the advantage of your friend, and introduce Mr.
It is my comfort, that errors of this kind will escape the general class of readers, and that I may share in the ill-deserved applause of those architects, who, in their modern Gothic, do not hesitate to introduce, without rule or method, ornaments proper to different styles and to different periods of the art.
His feudal tower must arise in due majesty; the figures which he introduces must have the costume and character of their age; the piece must represent the peculiar features of the scene which he has chosen for his subject, with all its appropriate elevation of rock, or precipitate descent of cataract.
He was able to introduce some improvement occasionally, though by no means to the extent he wished; he absolutely would not walk away from them; and at any crossing or any crowd, when Mr.
Nastasia Philipovna, let me introduce this interesting character to you-- though I have only known him myself since the morning."
It was this highly artificial but very beautiful poetic fashion which Wyatt deliberately set about to introduce into England.
There are hundreds of people here, that I must positively introduce you to.'
'I want to introduce two very clever people to each other,' said Mrs.
Leo Hunter, 'to whom I very much want to introduce you.
In this fragment, entitled "Underground," this person introduces himself and his views, and, as it were, tries to explain the causes owing to which he has made his appearance and was bound to make his appearance in our midst.