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An example use of impound in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… next to be impound for stray animals the …”
Impound means to take away or to put under lock and key.
the word impound occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ 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 impound can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;