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    likesEnglish is offline Newbie
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    Default 24-hour notice or 24 hours' notice or 24 hours notice

    Hello,

    Which one is correct?

    1) Please provide at least 24-hour notice.
    2) Please provide at least 24-hours notice.
    3) Please provide at least 24 hours' notice.

    Thank you for your help!

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    Default Re: 24-hour notice or 24 hours' notice or 24 hours notice

    3) is correct.

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    Default Re: 24-hour notice or 24 hours' notice or 24 hours notice

    You can say "Please provide at least a 24-hour notice".

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    Default Re: 24-hour notice or 24 hours' notice or 24 hours notice

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    You can say "Please provide at least a 24-hour notice".
    That wouldn't be colloquial in BE.

    Rover

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    Default Re: 24-hour notice or 24 hours' notice or 24 hours notice

    Quote Originally Posted by likesEnglish View Post
    Hello,

    Which one is correct?
    The last two are fine.

    1) Please provide at least 24-hour notice.
    2) Please provide at least 24-hours notice.
    3) Please provide at least 24 hours' notice.

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