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Rule "affect vs effect"

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Description: affect vs effect
Message: Did you mean side effect (=adverse effect, unintended consequence)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/word-choice-affect-or-effect/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • A side affect of global warming
    Correction suggestion: side effect
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: AFFECT_EFFECT [14]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-07-20 22:33:06 +0200)