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An example use of above in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… so I don't know all the above I mean I …”
To be above means on ne on top of something or higher than it.
the word above occurs in english on average 230.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 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 above can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;