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Rule "wrongly split words with hyphen"

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Description: wrongly split words with hyphen
Message: This word seems to be formatted incorrectly. Consider fixing the spacing or removing the hyphen completely.
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The break- up was painful.
    Correction suggestion: break-up, break - up, breakup
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The seco- ndary school.
  • Children are also more susceptible, with two- to four-year-olds having the highest rates of infection.
  • Belarusian literature began with 11th- to 13th-century religious scripture, such as the 12th-century poetry of Cyril of Turaw.
  • Buddhist texts from 2nd- to 5th-century AD mention the transmutation of base metals to gold.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EN_SPLIT_WORDS_HYPHEN [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-10-01 20:33:02 +0000)