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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.

verb
  1. 1
    to look at and understand words in a letter, book, newspaper, etc.

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    1. a.
      to speak the words that you are looking at

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    2. b.
      to get information from books, newspapers, etc.

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  2. 4
    if a short piece of writing reads something, it contains those particular words

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  3. 8
    if something reads well or badly, you think it has been written well or badly

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  4. 9
    to hear someone who is speaking to you by radio

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a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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