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Rule "the + headquarter"

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Description: the + headquarter
Message: The word '\2' is a verb. The noun to describe a corporate head office ends with an 's'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headquarters
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I wanted to visit Google's headquarter.
    Correction suggestion: headquarters
  • Amazon built their new headquarter in Seattle.
    Correction suggestion: headquarters
  • More than 1,000 employees work in the corporate headquarter.
    Correction suggestion: headquarters
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Google is headquartered in Mountain View
  • Google's headquarters are in Mountain View
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: THE_HEADQUARTER [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-18 22:33:08 +0200)