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An example use of cook in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… could be a Tim Cook or Steve Jobs or a …”
Cook is to prepare food by heating it.
the word cook occurs in english on average 98.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 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 cook can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) food and health;
3) people, society, and culture;