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An example use of seaman in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… worry about that um as a seaman i can …”
A seaman is a sailor who is a member of the crew of a ship.
the word seaman occurs in english on average 2.9 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.