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Rule "Oxford spelling is/iz"

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Description: Oxford spelling is/iz
Message: <pleasespellme/>Would you like to use the Oxford spelling <pleasespellme/>\1? The spelling '\1' is also correct.
Category: British English, Oxford spelling (~iz~ not ~is~) (ID: BRE_STYLE_OXFORD_SPELLING)
Link: https://www.lexico.com/grammar/ize-ise-or-yse
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The word 'organisation' is not the Oxford spelling.
    Correction suggestion: organization
  • The word 'Organisations' is not the Oxford spelling.
    Correction suggestion: Organizations
  • 'Demutualisations: LT gives a spelling warning for demutualizations. BUT LT also suggests the Oxford spelling although the suggestion uses suppress_misspelled="yes". Why?
    Correction suggestion: Demutualizations
  • de-energisation
    Correction suggestion: de-energization
  • The word 'moderniser' is not the Oxford spelling.
    Correction suggestion: modernizer
  • The word 'Modernisers' is not the Oxford spelling.
    Correction suggestion: Modernizers
  • The word 'Americaniser' has the postag NNP (and NN). Thus, do not use an NNP exception.
    Correction suggestion: Americanizer
  • The word 'magnetisability' is not the Oxford spelling.
    Correction suggestion: magnetizability
  • The word 'Magnetisability' is not the Oxford spelling.
    Correction suggestion: Magnetizability
  • This effect (polarisability) is shown to be...
    Correction suggestion: polarizability
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The word 'organization' is the Oxford spelling.
  • The word 'organizations' is the Oxford spelling.
  • 'Americanisation' is NNP.
  • 'Americanisations' is NNPS.
  • 'ORGANISATION. All capitalised nouns are out of scope because the suggestion is ~ise.
  • Most of the surviving paperwork, up until 1986, for successful naturalisations is now held at The National Archives (www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/naturalisation-british-citizenship/).
  • These words are always spelled with ~isation: improvisation/improvisations
  • Dans l'organisation de ces autonomies, la Belgique a réalisé...
  • year=2009 |publisher=L'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
  • de-energisations has no postag.
  • Make sure that the regexp is correct. Always ~isation: catheterisations, componentisations, demonisations, depoliticisations, depressurisations, immortalisations, incentivisations, intellectualisations, legitimisations, lionisations, memorialisations, militarisations, neutralisations, nominalisations, parameterisations, particularisations, passivisations, photosensitisations, plagiarisations, productisations, professionalisations, proselytisations, repressurisations, satirisations, scandalisations, schematisations, sensualisations, sodomisations, spiritualisations, tenderisations, universalisations, vandalisations
  • 'World Health Organization' uses ~z, but the 'Organisation of Islamic Cooperation' uses ~s.
  • The word 'modernizer' is the Oxford spelling.
  • The word 'Modernizers' is the Oxford spelling.
  • Make sure that the regexp is correct. These are all ~iser nouns: advertiser, advertisers, adviser, advisers, appraiser, appraisers, battlecruiser, battlecruisers, bruiser, bruisers, chastiser, chastisers, circumciser, circumcisers, compromiser, compromisers, curtain-raiser, curtain-raisers, despiser, despisers, deviser, devisers, disfranchiser, disfranchisers, disguiser, disguisers, dispraiser, dispraisers, enfranchiser, enfranchisers, exerciser, exercisers, franchiser, franchisers, fundraiser, fundraisers, hellraiser, hell-raiser, hellraisers, hell-raisers, improviser, improvisers, kaiser, kaisers, merchandiser, merchandisers, mortiser, mortisers, paralyser, paralysers, poiser, poisers, practiser, practisers, praiser, praisers, promiser, promisers, raiser, raisers, reappraiser, reappraisers, repriser, reprisers, reviser, revisers, riser, risers, surmiser, surmisers, surpriser, surprisers, upraiser, upraisers, upriser, uprisers
  • 'MODERNISER. All capitalised nouns are out of scope because the suggestion is ~ise.
  • The Stratocruiser set a new standard for luxurious air travel (www.boeing.com/history/products/model-377-stratocruiser.page).
  • The word 'magnetizability' is the Oxford spelling.
  • Refer to www.example.com/polarisability.html.
  • Make sure that the regexp is correct. These are all ~isability nouns: advisability, disability, disabilities, inadvisability
  • 'MAGNETISABILITY. All capitalised nouns are out of scope because the suggestion is ~ise.
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ID: OXFORD_SPELLING_Z_NOT_S [1]
Version: 5.5-SNAPSHOT (2021-07-30 20:33:04 +0000)