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excerpt

ex·cerpt

excerpt

 
 
pronunciation:
ek srpt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a short passage taken from a written work, film, or the like.
synonyms:
citation, extract, quotation
similar words:
passage, selection
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: excerpted, excerpting, excerpts
definition: to select and use (a short passage or passages) from a written work, film, or the like.
synonyms:
cite, extract, quote
similar words:
select
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  book, theater