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extract

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈekstrækt/
a small part that has been taken from a book, document, computer file, etc.: extract from sth In addition to its news, sport, and business coverage, the online version of the paper includes extracts from the weekend magazine.
NATURAL RESOURCES a substance that has been got from another substance, using a particular process: medicinal plant extracts
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