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[16th ed.] 5.103 Contractions
5.103 Contractions Most types...of writing benefit from the use of contractions. If used thoughtfully, contractions in prose sound...auxiliary verbs are contracted when followed by not : are–aren’t ; was–wasn’t ;...

[16th ed.] 7.29 Contractions
Contents » Contractions and Interjections...7.29 Contractions In contractions, an...quotation mark (’ not ‘) — is always used to form a contraction (see 6.114 )....

[16th ed.] 5.102 Verb phrases
interrogative can be negated by placing not after the subject {Do you not want more?} ; contractions ...more?} {Isn’t the sunset beautiful?} . Most negative forms can be contracted {we do not–we...am not is contracted to I’m not (never I amn’t ). The corresponding interrogative form is...

[16th ed.] 15.42 “Forthcoming” in author-date references
contract with a publisher and already titled but for which the date of publication is...under contract are treated as unpublished manuscripts (see 14.225 ). In text citations,...

[16th ed.] 4.54 Other contracts
4.54 Other contracts ...In scholarly publishing, in addition to contracts with the authors of new books, several other...

[16th ed.] 5.50 Possessive pronouns versus contractions
5.50 Possessive pronouns versus contractions ... contractions — forms that are also signaled by apostrophes. The pronouns that don’t sound like legitimate... contractions seldom present problems, even if they do end in ‑s ( hers ,...

[16th ed.] 10.2 Acronyms, initialisms, contractions
contractions The word acronym refers to terms based on the initial...initialism refers to terms read as a series of letters (AOL, NBA, XML); and contraction refers to...of contractions normally formed with apostrophes, see 7.29 .) The definitions are...

[16th ed.] 4.56 Less than full rights
be taken in such cases to ensure that the contract covers all the subsidiary rights that...need to ensure that their contracts give them that right. In general, the trend...

[16th ed.] 4.59 Symposium proceedings
editor’s work and to secure from every contributor a contract more or less identical to that... contract for the volume. See also 4.53 ....

[16th ed.] 14.153 “Forthcoming”
“Forthcoming” When a book is under contract with a publisher and is already...they should be given. Books not under contract are treated as unpublished manuscripts (see...

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