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noun [C]  /ˈek·sɜrpt, ˈeɡ·zɜrpt/ us  
writing a short part taken from a speech, book, etc.
verb [T]  /ekˈsɜrpt, eɡˈzɜrpt/ us  
This article is excerpted from the full report.
(Definition of excerpt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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