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Rule "...with citations (citation) numbers that are sequential"

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Description: ...with citations (citation) numbers that are sequential
Message: Nouns are not usually modified by plural nouns. Is it possible that you meant to use the singular or possessive form here?
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • A numeric citation style is used, with citations numbers that are sequential throughout the entire documentation.
    Correction suggestion: citation, citations'
  • They called on the FCC to return to bidders deposits paid on spectrum that has since been returned to NextWave.
    Correction suggestion: bidder, bidders'
  • Please note that customers accounts have not been inactivated.
    Correction suggestion: customer, customers'
  • One possible solution for homeowners groups is to simply give them higher baselines, said Clanon.
    Correction suggestion: homeowner, homeowners'
  • There are plenty of railways systems that operate across the US.
    Correction suggestion: railway, railways'
  • The population dynamics of fisheries has been traditionally used by fisheries scientists to determine sustainable yields.
    Correction suggestion: fishery, fisheries'
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Alot of Earls people will be there but also alot of other fun people.
  • Within hours others were found still in position.
  • Right to protection from quotas based on demographics Students are protected from the use of quotas which set aside seats for certain demographics.
  • The mélange tendencies of escarpments results in varying contacts between a multitude of rock types.
  • California and its utilities may be owed more than $1 billion on claims generators overcharged them, Administrative Law Judge Curtis Wagner wrote in a report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • Some see these two aspects of citizenship as incompatible, such that social rights have gone too far with not enough emphasis on duties citizens owe to the state.
  • For centuries ships have reported fresh water near the Amazon's mouth yet well out of sight of land in what otherwise seemed to be the open ocean.
  • At times programs intentionally alter the memory used by other programs.
  • Moreover, the House of Commons limited its authorisation for royal collection of tonnage and poundage (two varieties of customs duties) to a period of one year, although previous sovereigns since Henry VI of England had been granted the right for life.
  • We would very much like to have Mr. Skilling be a part of a panel/roundtable discussion about ways corporations are exploring new technology and markets, generating new business and creating new value.
  • Many experts have expressed doubts about the increase from 1.1 million in the 1990 to an estimated nearly 1.3 million in 2010 following two devastating wars that displaced hundreds of thousands people and virtually eliminated the large ethnic Russian minority in the republic.
  • A “bucket list” is a list of things people want to do before they “kick the bucket,” or die.
  • Every year the number of users increases tremendously creating a huge market.
  • This article takes a look at the types of technologies companies are providing their teleworkers in order to create a high tech office at home.
  • ...collection of items people conside...
  • Besides working in factories children worked in mines.
  • Stores are becoming showrooms for things people plan to buy on the Internet.
  • ...the run up to exams starts to get...
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