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An example use of machinery in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… impacted by that heavy machinery and …”
Machinery is a system of tools, engines, and other devices that are used to transform energy into useful work.
the word machinery occurs in english on average 24.4 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 machinery can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) education, science, and technology;