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When (or not) to Hyphenate Compound Adjectives

2016-07-06 Use hyphen only when the compound adjective comes before the noun. e.g. 1 – The candidate provided an up-to-date curriculum vitae. 2 – The curriculum vitae provided by the candidate was not up to date. References: dailywritingtips.com/adverbs-and-hyphens english.stackexchange.com

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