Meaning of “soundbite” in the English Dictionary

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"soundbite" in British English

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soundbitenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsaʊnd.baɪt/ us /ˈsaʊnd.baɪt/

a short sentence or phrase that is easy to remember, often included in a speech made by a politician and repeated in newspapers and on television and radio:

Most politicians want to master the art of the soundbite.

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