How many words do you know?

A recent study published in Frontiers reported that by the age of twenty, native English speaker knows more than 42,000 words on average. The study first started in Belgium by Professor Brysbaert of Ghent University and expanded its participant pool for English and Spanish native speakers. Researchers believe that the results provide more comprehensive picture of word prevalence, which is important variable for word recognition research.

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160816111017.htm

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