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An example use of fond in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… that I really am fond of is Oak Park and …”
Fond means to have a strong liking for someone or something.
the word fond occurs in english on average 13.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 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 fond can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;