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An example use of scandal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… of the fast and furious scandal a major …”
Scandal means a public event that causes great public disapproval.
the word scandal occurs in english on average 10.5 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 scandal can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;