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An example use of double in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… hazel drew led a double life by taking …”
Double means twice as much as one.
the word double occurs in english on average 79.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 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 double can be often used in the following areas:
1) leisure and entertainment;
2) people, society, and culture;