a short piece of writing, music, film, etc. taken from a longer whole Read the following excerpt from one of Milton's poems. They only played a short excerpt.nounjump to other results
NAmE//ˈɛksərpt//excerpt (from something)
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NAmE//ɛkˈsərpt//, NAmE//ˈɛksərpt//verb excerpt something (from something) The document was excerpted from an unidentified FBI file.