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An example use of appear in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… date it does not appear that he has done …”
To appear means to show up or to come into view.
the word appear occurs in english on average 109.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 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 appear can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;