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excerpt

noun citation, clipping, excerption, extract, part, passage, passage taken from a book, portion, quote, quoted passage, reference, representative seeection, select passage, selection
Associated concepts: redact portions of a confession
See also: choose, digest, extract, part, portion, quote, select
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Toward a Civil Society: Anger Management Using GS and the Techniques of the Professional Actor (excerpt) Katherine Liepe-Levinson
Potential investors were asked to read excerpts from two annual reports and evaluate their writing quality.
Carter and the contributors do not explain the use of italics in the diary excerpts. In most instances, it appears that italic is used where the original text is underlined.
'01) to blast the chapter concerning dramaturgs that the Chronicle of Higher Education excerpted from my book, Mis-Directing the Play: An Argument Against Contemporary Theatre.
The various excerpted readings from articles, texts, reports and case reports are helpful and generally well selected from British and American sources.
Kosuth might say that such a process is precisely what he is calling into question, but like his scholarly excerpts, that would be a little too pat.
The excerpt from the "Epic of the Bani Hilal" narrated by Shaykh Taha Abu Zayd (transcribed and translated by Dwight Reynolds) illustrates a different style of performance, in which qasida-style poetic verses sung to the accompaniment of a rabab (a two-stringed spike-fiddle) are strung together to generate an entire epic (12,00 verses or 54 hours long, in this case):
Draped in stretch fabric with tridentlike combs lancing her impossibly oversize jet-black bun, Martha sucks in the spotlight, strikes a classic Graham pose, and delivers actual excerpts from the original diva's notebooks.
Special Report excerpt: Changes in federal reimbursement policies are hurting Medicare HMOs.
THE MET HAS ISSUED ITS OWN CELEBRATION OF Jimmy Levine's tenure at the house with this three-CD set of excerpts from broadcast tapes.
Note: Sold for $250 each Figure 1: Excerpt from the Catalog of Slaves To Be Sold Excerpt from "What Became of the Slaves on a Southern Plantation?
The mean rating assigned to each excerpt was then calculated for each group x variable combination (see Table 1).