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An example use of insistence in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… eventually at paul's insistence on the …”
Insistence is the act of insisting on something, especially when it is difficult to do so.
the word insistence occurs in english on average 8.2 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 insistence can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;