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An example use of asphalt in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… used to make asphalt differ drastically …”
Asphalt is a type of pavement that is made of a mixture of tar, sand, and gravel.
the word asphalt occurs in english on average 2.3 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.
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 asphalt can be often used in the following areas:
1) transport and travel;