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An example use of manual in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… specifically those who did manual labor …”
Manual means a book or other document that gives instructions on how to do something.
the word manual occurs in english on average 12 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 manual can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) transport and travel;