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English definition of “snippet”

snippet

noun [C]     /ˈsnɪp.ɪt/ informal
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.Information and messages
(Definition of snippet noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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