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An example use of cordon in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… so always cordon off your poop place and …”
A cordon is a line of police or military personnel or a rope or wire barrier that is used to control access to a particular area.
the word cordon occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ 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 cordon can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) transport and travel;