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[ik-surp-tuh] /ɪkˈsɜrp tə/
plural noun
1.
short selections or pieces of writing, especially summary statements or parts of a longer work.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin, noun use of neuter plural past participle of excerpere. See excerpt
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