How Large Is the Average Person’s Vocabulary?

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Several studies over the years have tried to determine the average vocabulary size of adults and children. In 2013, The Economist published an article that estimated that adult native test-takers knew about 20,000 to 35,000 words and a native 8-year old will usually have an average vocabulary of 10,000. They also found that vocabulary size … Read more

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