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SIMPLE1540 : a simple English wikipedia word list[change source]

based on the XML export of all articles related to the nine major groups: Everyday life, Geography, History, Knowledge, Language, Literature, People, Religion, and Science and retaining all forms appearing 7 times or more in this corpus.

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