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An example use of athlete in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… he is an athlete that he wants equality …”
An athlete is a person who participates in a sport.
the word athlete occurs in english on average 6.5 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 athlete can be often used in the following areas:
1) leisure and entertainment;