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Rule "former alumnus (alumnus)"

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Description: former alumnus (alumnus)
Message: This phrase is redundant. Consider writing an \3.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://www.amherst.edu/news/communications/editorial-services-media/styleguide/node/84702
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • As the wife of a former alumnus of UCLA, I am appalled at recent events that have occurred and seemingly encouraged by the administration.
    Correction suggestion: an alumnus
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: FORMER_ALUMNUS [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)