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ranges (numerical)

Use an en-dash with no spaces either side:

students aged 21–30
3–8 Palmerston Road


redundancy

Cut out words that don't add anything to the meaning of your sentence.

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Pip is the chief protagonist of Great Expectations.

Sometimes a word can seem necessary but you might find you can do without it:

The charity raises money to buy vital equipment.

See also Tautology


research institutes

See flagships.


right wing

As a noun use: right wing, the right, rightwinger.

He is a proud rightwinger.

He has positioned himself on the right wing of the party.

As an adjective use: rightwing.

She had the most extreme, rightwing views.