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    rosey Guest

    Default nuclear physical

    a. nuclear physical articles (articles about nuclear physics)
    b. applied mathematical magazines (magazines about applied maths)
    c. literary theoretical courses (courses in literary theory)
    Are the noun phrases and the adjectives used correct (nuclear physical, applied mathematical, literary theoretical)?

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    Default Re: nuclear physical

    Quote Originally Posted by rosey View Post
    a. nuclear physical articles (articles about nuclear physics)
    b. applied mathematical magazines (magazines about applied maths)
    c. literary theoretical courses (courses in literary theory)
    Are the noun phrases and the adjectives used correct (nuclear physical, applied mathematical, literary theoretical)?

    In all these, the usual way of writing them would be:

    Nuclear physics magazines
    Applied mathematic magazines
    Literary theory courses

    using the suffix -al turns the nouns into adjectives describing the magazines, rather than indicating their topics.

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