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An example use of church in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… he said when we go in church i drink the …”
Church is a building where religious services are held.
the word church occurs in english on average 194.8 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.