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1407.Regular expression replace -- How to replace a list of words with one single word?

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Type: Regular expression replace   
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Description:
Script that replaces word list entries found in a text file with a single word
for all entries. In this example the replacement word is LOCATION
Input Sample:
Wordlist:

Key West
Chesterville
New York
Washington
Florida
Mexico
etc.

Text file with sentences containing 
above words:

I went for a vacation at Key West in 
Florida.
We drove through Chesterville.
It was a long way from New York.
Maybe we'll go to Mexico next time. 
etc.
Output Sample:
I went for a vacation at LOCATION in 
LOCATION.
We drove through LOCATION.
It was a long way from LOCATION.
Maybe we'll go to LOCATION next time.
etc.
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. ctrl-o open text file
2. ctrl-h open replace dialog
* set 'search for pattern' to:

* set 'replace with pattern' to:

3. click 'replace', done.

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