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An example use of world in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… it is one of the least reported crimes in the world we spoke with miguel …”
The world is the planet Earth and all its people, animals, and natural features.
the word world occurs in english on average 788.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 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 world can be often used in the following areas:
1) education, science, and technology;