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Rule "missing hyphen in '1000 word essay'"

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Description: missing hyphen in '1000 word essay'
Message: When '\1-\2' is used as a modifier, it is usually spelled with a hyphen.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#hyphenated-numbers-and-fractions-numerals
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • He needed a 2 letter scrabble word.
    Correction suggestion: 2-letter
  • The 2 letter iso code for Germany is 'DE'.
    Correction suggestion: 2-letter
Correct sentences
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WORD_ESSAY_HYPHEN [4]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-12-03 21:33:02 +0000)