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An example use of promise in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… on a product on a promise that you can …”
A promise is a pledge or assurance given by one person to another.
the word promise occurs in english on average 61.3 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 promise can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;