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English definition of “extract”

extract

noun

extract noun (TEXT)

writing /ˈek·strækt/ [C] a small part of a book or other piece of writing that is published separately: The newspaper printed extracts from the court documents.

extract noun (SUBSTANCE)

   /ˈek·strækt/ [C/U] a substance removed from another substance, often a food, and containing a basic quality or flavor: [U] vanilla extract
(Definition of extract noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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