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An example use of essay in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… an essay in 1904 by black activist fanny …”
An essay is a piece of writing that gives the author's own argument or perspective on a topic.
the word essay occurs in english on average 17.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 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 essay can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) education, science, and technology;