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An example use of capital in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… murder trial in the capital of windhoek …”
Capital is the name of the city where the government of a country is located.
the word capital occurs in english on average 136.7 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 capital can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;