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An example use of secular in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… a supposedly secular society it's also a …”
Secular means not religious.
the word secular occurs in english on average 8.1 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 secular can be often used in the following areas:
1) education, science, and technology;
2) people, society, and culture;