[ UK /ɛksˈɜːpt/ ]
[ US /ˈɛksɝpt, ɛkˈsɝpt/ ]
  1. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
  1. a passage selected from a larger work
    he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings
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How To Use excerpt In A Sentence

  • I'm currently enjoying the odd effect of chancing across spoken word excerpts in the original Italian.
  • Firstly, the board excerpt below represents an endgame situation. Times, Sunday Times
  • Here are some excerpts from the opinions expressed by some eminent personalities.
  • Dave sends BoingBoing this short movie comprised of excerpts from footage they captured on November 2, 2004.
  • Montrealers get a sneak preview from Toronto choreographer Claudia Moore as she presents an excerpt from On Earth, a work that puts aspects of daily life on stage.
  • The foregoing is excerpted from Judgment Ridge by Dick Lehr and Mitchell Zuckoff.
  • Possokhov uses excerpts from fellow Ukrainian Yuri Krasavin's film scores and abridgments of familiar Beethoven works.
  • I cannot forget the excerpt from one of Dobson's books about how he chased his wienie dog around with a belt determined to win the battle (his words). Alas and alack for us, lawyers and pharisees, hypocrites that we are...
  • The six verses of the excerpt are eleven to fifteen syllables long and cannot, therefore, be classified as a specific meter within Italian poetry.
  • But the story is enlivened by photographs, Evon Zerbetz's striking linocut illustrations, and excerpts from the Marzluffs' journals, which add a certain immediacy to recollections now more two decades old: "We hear the deck and even the trees popping, like shots from a rifle, especially when the temperature drops ­below 0° F," Colleen writes. Coming of Age as a Bird of Prey
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