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English definition of “extract”

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
(Definition of extract noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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