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Rule "world wide (worldwide)"

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Description: world wide (worldwide)
Message: The adjective/adverb worldwide is spelled as one word.
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/spelling-worldwide/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • There was a world wide epidemic.
    Correction suggestion: worldwide
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • There was a world-wide epidemic.
  • The 'World Wide Fund For Nature' is also known as the 'World Wildlife Fund' (https://wwf.panda.org/who_we_are/wwf_offices/uk/).
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WORLD_WIDE [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-23 22:33:06 +0200)