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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.
The rule change … would see Radcliffe's record of two hours 15 minutes 25 seconds set in London in 2003 downgraded to a world best while the Briton's time of 2:17.42 … would become the new record.
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a bird with a long thin beak that lives mainly in wet areas
an afternoon full of crafts
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