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An example use of cave in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… earth and it's the cave earth the paul …”
A cave is a natural or artificial underground space large enough for a human to enter.
the word cave occurs in english on average 12.7 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 cave can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) life, nature, and living environment;