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An example use of record in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… never gonna do it a record at 16 was the …”
Record is a device that records sounds, images, or other data on a medium such as a computer disk, video tape, or audio tape.
the word record occurs in english on average 149.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 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 record can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;
3) leisure and entertainment;