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The "Use fewer words" suggestion is given when no responses are found via a search query.

It also lists a number of results you'd get if you removed some of the words (and shows you which ones to remove to get those results).

Here's an example: long search query.

In a context of a research project on Stack Overflow, I'd like to know what the algorithm is behind the "Use fewer words" suggestion.

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