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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.
Computers can treat information that has been tagged using XBRL 'intelligently'; they can recognise, process, store, exchange and analyse it automatically using software. Because XBRL tags are formed in a universally-accepted way, they can be consumed and processed by any computer that has XBRL software.
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