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Rule "Hyphen, n-dash and m-dash"

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Description: Hyphen, n-dash and m-dash
Message: If this is a parenthetical clause, finish it with an em dash.
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • …— as aforementioned -,…
    Correction suggestion:
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • A better or more prestigious quality or status: A-, A or A+
  • Sometimes the syndrome is divided into low-, medium- or high-functioning autism
  • --------, Schopenhauer, The Human Character.
  • Most operators (e.g., +, -, *, /) treated this as an integer, but others treated it as a memory address to be dereferenced.
  • -10k
  • - Milestone -
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