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An example use of abortion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… an abortion for example so we're …”
Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by removing a fetus or embryo from the uterus, usually after the 20th week of gestation.
the word abortion occurs in english on average 14.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that abortion can be often used in the following areas:
1) life, nature, and living environment;