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An example use of stepson in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… that my stepson will get the flag off my …”
the word stepson occurs in english on average 0.9 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.