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Section 7.85 in the Spotlight - CMOS Shop Talk
-million contract. Solved: Her contract is worth $4–$5 million. Solved: She has a $4-to-$5-million... contract. Numbers and abbreviations In Chicago style, numerals + abbreviations have no need of hyphens...

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“John is running every day.” But in quoted speech or dialogue in a story or a novel, the contraction ...

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” is “cannot” or, contracted, “can’t.” The two-word phrase “can not” is rarely necessary: e.g., “I can...

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implying one or more: “In the event that your facility is struck by terrorists, this contract is void.” You...

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be plugged into personalized letters or contracts. It’s a shortcut that eliminates having to type a client’s name into many passages....

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your example and often in contracts and other legal documents. Parentheses used in this way have no...

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used for acronyms, initialisms, and contractions, as well as for shortened (abbreviated) forms...

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organization’s name at the end of a sentence like “The attorneys filing the lawsuit doubt that the contract was...

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meaning of each phrase would be clear without them: city and state government contracts; recording- and practice-space expenses....

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they are capitalized in the original contract. So folks are to “report Incidents or submit Requests...

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