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An example use of clerk in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… was a clerk in the cabinet office …”
A clerk is a person who works in a store or a shop.
the word clerk occurs in english on average 19.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 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 clerk can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;