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An example use of dead in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… my body I should be dead in my dad I …”
To be dead means to be no longer alive.
the word dead occurs in english on average 135.2 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.
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 dead can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;