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An example use of devote in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… you just can't devote enough time if it …”
Devote means to give one's time, energy, or attention to something or someone.
the word devote occurs in english on average 6.1 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 devote can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;