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excerpt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word excerpt

(noun) a passage selected from a larger work
Synonyms : excerption , extract , selection
Example Sentence
  • he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings

(verb) take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
Synonyms : extract , take out

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for excerpt

ex+cer+pt= extract certain part (or passage)
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by vinaynitrkl

think of an expert who can select Passages from a larger piece of work.
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by gremadness

excerpt sounds like except...except is without or selected so excerpt is selected
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by ramya1987

ExerPT..split it as Exercise in a PPT.. So u generally put only SELECTED PASSAGE from longer works into a PPT
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by jammy4u

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