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    No less than

    "X will immediately notify Y (but no less than one business day after receiving notice from Z), specifying the information requested by Z."

    I think the author meant to write "no more than." Do you agree?

    Thanks!

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    Re: No less than

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    "X will immediately notify Y (but no less than one business day after receiving notice from Z), specifying the information requested by Z."

    I think the author meant to write "no more than." Do you agree?

    Thanks!
    Yes, but it's still missing a preposition, and the word "but" doesn't make sense.
    (within one business day of receiving...) makes sense.

    That would mean if Z told me at 10 am on Friday, I could tell them at 9:55 am on Monday. I wonder if that's the spirit of what was intended.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: No less than

    Actually, "no later than" is probably what they wanted to write.

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    Re: No less than

    Quote Originally Posted by Allen165 View Post
    "X will immediately notify Y (but no less than one business day after receiving notice from Z), specifying the information requested by Z."

    I think the author meant to write "no more than." Do you agree?

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    It doesn't make sense. The intended meaning is possibly: "X will notify Y no later than one business day after receiving notice from Z". But if it is, "immediately" is wrong.

    The meaning could also be, "X will notify Y, preferably immediately but, in all cases, no more than one business day after ..."

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