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Rule "wide spread (widespread)"

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Description: wide spread (widespread)
Message: The adjective wide\2 is spelled as one word.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/widespread
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It was a wide spread virus.
    Correction suggestion: widespread
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Though lacking MusicLab's support a wide spread of BearShare versions from 4.7 to 5.2.5.6 remain the second most popular servent on gnutella, alongside LimeWire.
  • The move to modernity was sanctioned because a stock price quoted in fractions forces an artificially wide spread.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WIDE_COMPOUNDS [1]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-21 22:33:06 +0100)