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An example use of brain in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… what makes sense right brain is creative …”
Brain is the organ of the central nervous system that is located inside the skull.
the word brain occurs in english on average 47.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 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 brain can be often used in the following areas:
1) education, science, and technology;
2) life, nature, and living environment;