Definition of sound bite in English:

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sound bite

Pronunciation: /ˈsound ˌbīt/

noun

A short extract from a recorded interview, chosen for its pungency or appropriateness.
Example sentences
  • Politicians know the spiciest part of a speech is the sound bite.
  • The average sound bite is much shorter than the average commercial.
  • The human mind is much more capable of integrating images, logos, and short sound bites than it is of comprehending any sort of coherent, logical argument.
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