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An example use of detect in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… even a schoolboy would fail to detect at …”
Detect means to find out the presence of something that is not visible or not known.
the word detect occurs in english on average 13.3 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 detect can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) education, science, and technology;
3) people, society, and culture;