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An example use of dress in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… you're out of the red dress you live …”
Dress is a piece of clothing worn by a person for a special occasion.
the word dress occurs in english on average 51.3 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 dress can be often used in the following areas:
1) leisure and entertainment;
2) people, society, and culture;