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An example use of spectrum in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… across the political spectrum it's not …”
The spectrum is the range of all colors of light.
the word spectrum occurs in english on average 16.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 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 spectrum can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) education, science, and technology;