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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.


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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a list which includes a large number of items or people, which will be used later to form a short list

    Fifteen of the best rising music stars have been named on the longlist for the BBC's Sound of 2010.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/03/2010


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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