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 for excerption
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Excerption \Ex*cerp"tion\, n. [L. excerptio.]
     1. The act of excerpting or selecting. [R.]
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     2. That which is selected or gleaned; an extract. [R.]
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              His excerptions out of the Fathers.   --Fuller.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented
           excerpts from William James' philosophical writings" [syn:
           excerpt, excerption, extract, selection]

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