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An example use of virus in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… were hit with a virus that was met with …”
A virus is a type of infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of a host.
the word virus occurs in english on average 12 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 virus can be often used in the following areas:
1) life, nature, and living environment;