Wikipedia:Words to avoid in Simple English

Simple English Wikipedia articles are written for everyone. This includes children and adults who are learning English. Therefore, some words should be avoided when writing Simple English articles.

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".[1][2]

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