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An example use of rite in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… posed with cadavers as a rite of passage …”
Rite means a religious ceremony.
the word rite occurs in english on average 2.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.