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Rule "de jure (du jour)"

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Description: de jure (du jour)
Message: '\1 \2' is a legal term. Did you mean du jour or more simply of the day?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Do you like the soup de jure?
    Correction suggestion: du jour, of the day
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Do you like the soup du jour?
  • Now it has to be done de jure (by law), so it can become official.
  • The legal framework for this de jure decision is...
  • Although being de facto independent since the end of the war, de jure it is still...
  • ...and the region is still considered a de jure part of Azerbaijan, despite being de facto independent since the end of the war.
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