Excerpta



[ik-surp-tuh] /ɪkˈsɜrp tə/

plural noun
1.
short selections or pieces of writing, especially summary statements or parts of a longer work.

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    [noun ek-surpt; verb ik-surpt, ek-surpt] /noun ˈɛk sɜrpt; verb ɪkˈsɜrpt, ˈɛk sɜrpt/ noun 1. a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, film, or the like; extract. verb (used with object) 2. to take or select (a passage) from a book, film, or the like; extract. 3. to take or select passages […]

  • Excerption

    [noun ek-surpt; verb ik-surpt, ek-surpt] /noun ˈɛk sɜrpt; verb ɪkˈsɜrpt, ˈɛk sɜrpt/ noun 1. a passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, film, or the like; extract. verb (used with object) 2. to take or select (a passage) from a book, film, or the like; extract. 3. to take or select passages […]



  • Excess

    [noun ik-ses, ek-ses; adjective, verb ek-ses, ik-ses] /noun ɪkˈsɛs, ˈɛk sɛs; adjective, verb ˈɛk sɛs, ɪkˈsɛs/ noun 1. the fact of something else in amount or degree: His strength is in excess of yours. 2. the amount or degree by which one thing another: The bill showed an excess of several hundred dollars over the […]

  • Excess-baggage

    noun 1. passenger baggage weighing in excess of the allowed amount. 2. Informal. an unnecessary burden. noun anything that exceeds what is necessary noun phrase A person or thing regarded as unnecessary and likely to impede: He thought his wife and kids were excess baggage (1909+ Theater)



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