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An example use of acre in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… two city boys we take a 10 acre plot we …”
An acre is a unit of area equal to 43,560 square feet.
the word acre occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.