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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 contain an unnecessary hyphen.
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The pia- nist plays classic jazz.
    Correction suggestion: pianist
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This -and not this- is the thing.
  • The salts that result are called alkoxides, with the general formula RO- M+.
  • That's why a C- is still acceptable.
  • An A- why no A+? You're an embarassment!
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EN_SPLIT_WORDS_HYPHEN [3]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-30 20:33:02 +0000)