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    Prior

    "The Agreement may be terminated by either party upon 30 days' prior written notice."

    I think "upon" renders "prior" redundant. Do you agree?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Prior

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    "The Agreement may be terminated by either party upon 30 days' prior written notice."

    I think "upon" renders "prior" redundant. Do you agree?

    Thanks!
    Well, maybe but if you remove it, you should replace it with "with" (sorry for the redundant redundancy ).

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    Re: Prior

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    Well, maybe but if you remove it, you should replace it with "with" (sorry for the redundant redundancy ).
    I don't understand why it's correct when we replace "prior" with "with". Could you explain it? The apostrophe in days' makes "with" very strange to me...

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    Re: Prior

    As for the redundancy of "prior", I have found this: AdamsDrafting » Blog Archive » “Notice” or “Prior Notice”?

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    Re: Prior

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    As for the redundancy of "prior", I have found this: AdamsDrafting » Blog Archive » “Notice” or “Prior Notice”?
    Very interesting link. Thanks.

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    Re: Prior

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    I don't understand why it's correct when we replace "prior" with "with". Could you explain it? The apostrophe in days' makes "with" very strange to me...
    I find "prior" absolutely fine and not redundant. If you replace it with "with" you would have to remove the apostrophe from "days'"

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    Re: Prior

    It seems redundant to me. Of course the notice is "prior". It wouldn't be of much purpose to provide 30 days of notice afterwards.

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    Re: Prior

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    It seems redundant to me. Of course the notice is "prior". It wouldn't be of much purpose to provide 30 days of notice afterwards.
    I agree. If you provide notice, I'm pretty sure it always means in advance or prior.

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    Re: Prior

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    I don't understand why it's correct when we replace "prior" with "with". Could you explain it? The apostrophe in days' makes "with" very strange to me...
    I didn't suggest replacing "prior" with "with". Replace "upon" with "with".

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    Re: Prior

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I find "prior" absolutely fine and not redundant. If you replace it with "with" you would have to remove the apostrophe from "days'"
    bhaisahab: please see my subsequent post.

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