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An example use of impossible in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… undertaking it seems impossible but it …”
Impossible means impossible to do or achieve.
the word impossible occurs in english on average 56.3 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 impossible can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;