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snippet

noun [C] uk   /ˈsnɪp.ɪt/ informal us  
a small and often interesting piece of news, information, or conversation: I heard an interesting snippet on the radio this morning. I love listening to snippets of conversation in restaurants.
Translations of “snippet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一條,一則(新聞、消息或談話)…
in Russian отрывок, обрывок…
in Turkish parça, bölüm, fragman…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一条,一则(新闻、消息或谈话)…
in Polish strzęp…
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