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An example use of source in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… served as the power source the frame and …”
Source means the place from which something comes or the origin of something.
the word source occurs in english on average 90.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 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 source can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) education, science, and technology;