Meaning of “excerpt” in the English Dictionary

"excerpt" in British English

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excerptnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈek.sɜːpt/ us /ˈek.sɝːpt/
excerpt
verb [ T ] uk /ekˈsɜːpt/ us /ekˈsɝːpt/ mainly US

This passage of text has been excerpted from her latest novel.

(Definition of “excerpt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"excerpt" in American English

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excerptnoun [ C ]

us /ˈek·sɜrpt, ˈeɡ·zɜrpt/

writing a short part taken from a speech, book, etc.

excerpt
verb [ T ] us /ekˈsɜrpt, eɡˈzɜrpt/

This article is excerpted from the full report.

(Definition of “excerpt” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)