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Rule "aids"

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Description: aids
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: The word 'aid' is uncountable when it has the meaning of 'assistance'. With an '-s', it refers to a disease (AIDS) or to devices that help you do something (e.g. 'hearing aids' or 'teaching aids'). Alternatives: aid, subsidies.
Category: Misused terms in EU publications (Gardner) (ID: MISUSED_TERMS_EU_PUBLICATIONS)
Link: https://euenglish.webs.com/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • State aids — Decisions to propose appropriate measures pursuant to Article 108(1).
    Correction suggestion: aid, subsidies
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This medication aids the recovery of most patients.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EUPUB_AIDS [1]
Version: 4.9-SNAPSHOT (2020-01-21 21:33)