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Rule "missing hyphen in adjectives with 'non/anti'"

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Description: missing hyphen in adjectives with 'non/anti'
Message: This expression is usually spelled with a hyphen.
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He is non American
    Correction suggestion: non-American
  • This is non alcoholic traditional drink.
    Correction suggestion: non-alcoholic
  • Maybe you used non standard commands?
    Correction suggestion: non-standard
  • Roy almost brought the US to its knees in the early 1950s in an orgy of anti communist rights.
    Correction suggestion: anti-communist
  • Non religious people comprised the 32.0% of the population
    Correction suggestion: Non-religious
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Non compos mentis (Latin) is a legal term.
  • When I time them myself using a non new relic source.
  • Non Khun District.
  • Non nobis solum.
  • Non occides.
  • Anti Up
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Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-17 22:33:07 +0200)