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Rule "In the recent years (in recent years)"

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Description: In the recent years (in recent years)
Message: The definite article "the" is not necessary in this context.
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Link: https://grammarhow.com/in-recent-years-vs-in-the-recent-years/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Undoubtedly, this is the result of an extremely dynamic development of Lublin in the recent years.
    Correction suggestion: in recent years
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Undoubtedly, this is the result of an extremely dynamic development of Lublin in recent years.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: IN_THE_RECENT_YEARS_IN_RECENT_YEARS [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)