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An example use of across in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… 100 to 150 000 across those credit card …”
Across means on the other side of something.
the word across occurs in english on average 218.3 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 across can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;