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Phrase Search (Using Quotation Marks Looks for complete phrase exactly as it is typed "human cause for climate change"
Site: Focuses on specific domain types .com (commercial), .org (organization), .gov (government), .edu (education) 2016 presidential voting statistics
Related: Finds similar sites related:put the url of another site
Link: Finds sites that are linked to a site or have used the site as a reference link:put the url of another site
Filetype: Finds information in a specific file format (e.g., .doc, .ppt, .pdf, .xls, etc) filetype: .xls 2016 presidential election results