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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.

  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    someone who has already achieved some things but is expected to achieve much more

    Louise Haigh, who holds a junior shadow post but is regarded as a rising star, is not thought to be willing to step into a more senior role.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/09/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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