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An example use of captain in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… our police chief captain all the men and …”
Captain is a title given to a commanding officer of a ship.
the word captain occurs in english on average 33.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 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 captain can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;
3) transport and travel;