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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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отрывок - an extract

отрывок  [at-RY-vak] (masculine noun) – an extract

Редактор согласился напечатать отрывок из её нового романа. = The editor agreed to publish an extract from her new novel.

The word comes from the verb "отрывать / оторвать" = to tear off.

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