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Rule "water resistant (water-resistant)"

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Description: water resistant (water-resistant)
Message: The adjective \1-\2 is normally spelled with a hyphen.
Category: Compounding (ID: COMPOUNDING)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#compound-adjectives-with-hyphens
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The new iPhones are water resistant.
    Correction suggestion: water-resistant
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Isn't the water resistant against any form of ...?
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: RESISTANT_HYPHEN [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-12-03 21:33:02 +0000)