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ex•cerpt



Pronunciation: (
n.ek'sûrpt;
v.ik-sûrpt', ek'sûrpt),
[key]
n.
a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, film, or the like; extract.

v.t.
1. to take or select (a passage) from a book, film, or the like; extract.
2. to take or select passages from (a book, film, or the like); abridge by choosing representative sections.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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