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An example use of power in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… so he put the power you know the locus …”
Power is the ability to control or influence the behavior of others.
the word power occurs in english on average 244.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 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 power can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) education, science, and technology;
3) people, society, and culture;