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An example use of ghetto in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… live in the American ghetto are good …”
Ghetto is a neighborhood in a city that is typically poor and has a high crime rate.
the word ghetto occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.