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An example use of avenue in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… east the Avenue rumbles toward the …”
Avenue is a street or road that is wide enough for cars to drive on.
the word avenue occurs in english on average 16.1 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 avenue can be often used in the following areas:
1) transport and travel;