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An example use of hardware in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… advances in hardware and development …”
Hardware is a type of equipment that is used to make or repair something.
the word hardware occurs in english on average 20.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 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 hardware can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) leisure and entertainment;