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An example use of zone in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… out of my comfort zone in this class …”
Zone is a term used in geography to describe an area of land that is considered to be a particular climate.
the word zone occurs in english on average 25.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 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 zone can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;