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    Default Possessive doubts

    • 2) Engineering Faculty of Porto’s University
      3) Electrotechnical and Computers’ Engineering
      4) Telecommunications, Electronics and Computers’ area

    I wouldn't use them in any of these examples.


    5) Conflicts' Evaluation and Conflicts' Resolution Strategies
    6) Presentations' Structure.
    7) Presentations' Preparation and Organization.
    8) Audiences' management.

    I wouldn't use the apostrophe here:

    5) Conflict Evaluation and Conflict Resolution Strategies
    6) Presentation Structure.
    7) Presentation Preparation and Organization.
    8) Audience management.


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    Default Re: Possessive doubts

    It depends on the meaning you want to express:

    writers conference (OK; Adjective. What kind of conference?)
    writers' conference (OK; Plural, Possessive. Whose conference?)

    audience management. (OK; Adjective. What kind of management?)
    audience's management. (OK; Possessive. Whose management?)
    audiences' managemnt (OK; Plural, Possessive. Whose management?)

    presentation structure (OK; Adjective. What kind of structure?)
    presentation's structure (OK; Possessive. The structure of what?)
    presentations' structure (OK; Plural, Possessive. The structure of what?)

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