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An example use of alert in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… to the brain to alert the brain that we …”
Alert means to be aware of something that is happening or about to happen.
the word alert occurs in english on average 16 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 alert can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;