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the word pioneer occurs in english on average 18.5 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.
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An example use of pioneer in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… Maudsley was a pioneer in using the …”
Pioneer means a person who leads or is the first in a field or activity.