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Rule "alter (altar)"

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Description: alter (altar)
Message: Did you mean alter (=change)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Forty-seven percent of executives said they were concerned that retiring Boomers will significantly altar the workforce in the next decade.
    Correction suggestion: alter
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • He will radically alter his work.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: ALTER_ALTAR [4]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-10 20:33:03 +0000)