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An example use of ensure in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… of the Saudi state to ensure that this …”
Ensure means to make certain or to make sure.
the word ensure occurs in english on average 42.1 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 ensure can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;
3) people, society, and culture;