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An example use of rules in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… why we have ethics rules but I find that …”
the word rules occurs in english on average 90.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 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 rules can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;