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Rule "articulate/articulation"

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Description: articulate/articulation
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: The verb 'articulate' normally means 'to put something into words' (e.g. 'he tried to articulate his fears'). Used intransitively, it means 'to speak' or 'to enunciate'. In EU texts, on the other hand, 'articulate' is commonly used to mean \1, \1 together, \1, \1, \1.
Category: Misused terms in EU publications (Gardner) (ID: MISUSED_TERMS_EU_PUBLICATIONS)
Link: https://euenglish.webs.com/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The European Parliament… urges Turkey to articulate with the Iraqi Government, and other neighbours, …
    Correction suggestion: coordinate, link together, connect, organise, structure
  • The strategy is articulated (= structured?) around four main 'pillars'.
    Correction suggestion: coordinated, linked together, connected, organised, structured
  • The main challenge is to articulate (=coordinate?) the work of the groups.
    Correction suggestion: coordinate, link together, connect, organise, structure
  • This document articulates the work of the research group.
    Correction suggestion: coordinates, links together, connects, organises, structures
  • Articulating the problems is the first step to resolving them.
    Correction suggestion: Coordinating, Linking together, Connecting, Organising, Structuring
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The European Parliament… urges Turkey to coordinate with the Iraqi Government, and other neighbours, …
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ID: EUPUB_ARTICULATE_ARTICULATION [1]
Version: 5.1-SNAPSHOT (2020-08-12 20:33)