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Rule "as oppose to (as opposed to)"

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Description: as oppose to (as opposed to)
Message: Did you mean the common phrase/idiom as opposed to?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Professional sports, as oppose to amateur sports , are sport s in which athletes receive payment for their performance
    Correction suggestion: as opposed to
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-11 22:33:07 +0200)