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An example use of fraud in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… little bit of some fraud going on with …”
Fraud means to deceive someone by making a false representation with the intent to induce reliance.
the word fraud occurs in english on average 11.8 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 fraud can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;