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An example use of rule in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… the Spanish crown to rule all of the …”
Rule means a principle or law that governs a particular situation or group of people.
the word rule occurs in english on average 63.5 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 rule can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;