excerpt

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛks3ːrpt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛksɝpt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n. eksûrpt; v. ik sûrpt, eksûrpt)



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excerpt

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [text, document, book] excerpt
  2. [highlight, mark] an excerpt from the [text]
  3. an excerpt of the [text]
  4. an excerpt from the [text]
  5. a published excerpt [of, from]
  6. an excerpt of the [database, list, results]
  7. excerpts from [movies, articles, newspapers, soundtracks]
  8. [show, publish, print] an excerpt of
  9. an excerpt was [submitted, presented] as evidence
  10. the excerpt appears to [suggest, confirm, contradict]
  11. read excerpts from the [Bible, Koran, Torah]
  12. read small excerpts to [retain, digest] the [information, concepts]
  13. play a short excerpt of the [song, recording, track]
v
  1. excerpt a [passage, section, comment, psalm, paragraph, page, quote]
  2. excerpt a [passage] from the [article, interview, book, Koran]
  3. the [passage] will be excerpted in the [newspaper, magazine]
  4. excerpted by the [newspaper]
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