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Rule "anti-"

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Description: anti-
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: The UK has a fraud office, a national crime agency, drug squads and vice squads. In the EU, we have the European Anti Fraud Office, anti-crime policies, anti-drugs trafficking, and anti-cyber crime investigation. You can usually remove 'anti-'. Alternatives: \1 \2
Category: Misused terms in EU publications (Gardner) (ID: MISUSED_TERMS_EU_PUBLICATIONS)
Link: https://euenglish.webs.com/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • These threats are outlined in the framework of the Commission anti-cyber crime policy.
    Correction suggestion: cyber crime
  • The rapid exchange of information between VAT anti-fraud units in different Member States is important.
    Correction suggestion: fraud units
  • Anti-crime policies are a necessary prerequisite to the…
    Correction suggestion: Crime policies
  • ANTI-CRIME POLICIES:
    Correction suggestion: CRIME POLICIES
  • An anti-drugs trafficking investigation is necessary.
    Correction suggestion: drugs trafficking
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This anti-depressant is good.
  • These anti-depressants are very good.
  • If anti-inflammatory drugs cannot be used…
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Check the following text against just this rule:

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