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Translation of excerpt in Spanish:


American English: /ˈɛkˌsərpt/
British English: /ˈɛksəːpt/

transitive verb

American English: /ɪkˈsərpt/
British English: /ɪkˈsəːpt/
, /ɛkˈsəːpt/
  • 1.1
    seleccionar pasajes de
    Example sentences
    • First, my favourite academic Mark Kaplan has added another blog to his roster, this one a Critical Dictionary excerpting informative texts to explain apparently difficult concepts in continental philosophy.
    • The good people at National Review Online have excerpted a chapter from Steven's book, dealing with the insurgents.
    • In a related side-note, I downloaded excerpted chapters from Zeldman's Web Standards Book.
    Example sentences
    • This article is excerpted from the forthcoming premiere issue of the journal of Green Cross International, The Optimist.
    • The above is excerpted from a short poem I wrote about something that indeed happened to me in Prague.
    • This article is excerpted from their forthcoming book, Surviving Galeras, to be published this month by Houghton Mifflin.

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