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Rule "the question whether (whether) etc."

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Description: the question whether (whether) etc.
Message: Consider shortening this phrase to just \1. It is correct though if you mean 'regardless of whether'.
Category: Redundant Phrases (ID: REDUNDANCY)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/whether-vs-if/#when-to-use-%E2%80%9Cwhether%E2%80%9D
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • What the government decides to do depends on whether or not the bill passes.
    Correction suggestion: whether
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHETHER [7]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-12-03 21:33:02 +0000)