out·​take | \ ˈau̇t-ˌtāk How to pronounce outtake (audio) \

Definition of outtake

1 : a passage outward : flue, vent
2 : something that is taken out: such as
a : a take that is not used in an edited version of a film or videotape
b : a recorded musical selection not included in a record album

Examples of outtake in a Sentence

a collection of the band's old outtakes
Recent Examples on the Web Well, in the meantime, watch the exclusive outtake above, and then watch the entire episode of Friday Night in With the Morgans tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT on AMC. Dalton Ross, EW.com, "The Walking Dead showrunner previews the season finale war against Beta," 10 July 2020 Check out the exclusive outtakes Segal sent EW of Reid trying, and trying again, to keep up with a very simple line dance. Shana Naomi Krochmal, EW.com, "Exclusive: Watch Schitt's Creek star Noah Reid dance in adorably distanced video for 'Got You'," 27 May 2020 Besides the super-deluxe box with four discs, there will be a two-disc version that includes the original album and one CD of outtakes, as well as a single disc that only spotlights the new Martin mix. Chris Willman, chicagotribune.com, "Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ to get deluxe 50-year treatment in September," 8 Aug. 2019 Guessing the right year for a Sanders quote is like guessing the right year for an AC/DC studio outtake. Gilbert Garcia, ExpressNews.com, "Why Bernie Sanders has the Democratic field running scared," 11 Jan. 2020 Also in 2013, Universal Music Group and Apple Records put out a 59-track Beatles compilation featuring rare studio outtakes, BBC performances and other material in an iTunes-only release. Chris Eggertsen, Billboard, "Rolling Stones Rarities Released on YouTube Suspected to be EU Copyright-Extension Ploy," 3 Jan. 2020 The deluxe-edition Frozen 2 original motion picture soundtrack also includes song outtakes, instrumentals, and pop covers (by Panic! at the Disco, Weezer, and Kacey Musgraves) as well as an epic new score by returning composer Christophe Beck. Marc Snetiker, EW.com, "Frozen 2 soundtrack drops a week before movie release," 15 Nov. 2019 They should be cherished, but there were outtakes, too. Dave Murphy, SFChronicle.com, "How depression, anxiety and loneliness cut across the generations," 6 Feb. 2020 The scene is a recreation of the Buckingham Palace Easter Egg hunt in 1984, according to Other outtakes show Corrin as Diana playfully chasing her son on palace grounds. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Toddler-Aged Prince William Appears in The Crown Season 4," 21 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of outtake

1902, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Outtake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outtake. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of outtake

: a scene that is not used in the final version of a movie or television show
: a song that is not used for a music album

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