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An example use of contract in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… implement that in a contract and so we …”
A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties.
the word contract occurs in english on average 36.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 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 contract can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;