Wikipedia:Words to avoid in Simple English
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|Word to avoid||Simple English||Comments|
|film||movie||Movie has only one meaning, while film can mean "the art and industry of making motion pictures", "movie", "photographic film", "a thin skin or membrane, or any covering or coating" or "a thin layer of liquid on water or solid stuff".|