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Rule "principal (principle)"

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Description: principal (principle)
Message: Did you mean \1 \2 (=rule)?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/spelling-principal-vs-principle/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • In this discussion we have endeavored to do this: to point out basic principals of liberty in which all people can believe.
    Correction suggestion: basic principles
  • Ptolemy sets out the general principals of astrology.
    Correction suggestion: general principles
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • In principle, I don't think it will be too difficult.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: IN_PRINCIPAL [2]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-17 22:33:07 +0200)