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An example use of pretty in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… up now this is a pretty way of doing it …”
Pretty means attractive, pleasing, or pleasing to the eye.
the word pretty occurs in english on average 79.6 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 pretty can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;