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An example use of nation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… to deceive a whole nation it's the same …”
Nation is a country or a group of people who share a common language, culture, ethnicity, and history.
the word nation occurs in english on average 43.8 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 nation can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;