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An example use of degree in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… had quite a large degree of independent …”
Degree is a unit of measurement of angle.
the word degree occurs in english on average 99.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 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 degree can be often used in the following areas:
1) education, science, and technology;