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    GeneD is offline Senior Member
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    geographic/geographical

    Hawaii is one of the most fascinating places in the world to get a clear view of the night sky. This is because of the island's geographical setting.

    Would it be correct to say "geographic" instead of "geographical"?
    If it's not too much trouble to you, could you please correct any errors I might have made in this post?

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    Re: geographic/geographical

    Yes.

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    Re: geographic/geographical

    The two words appear to be interchangeable. [link]

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    Re: geographic/geographical

    Neither word adds anything to the sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: geographic/geographical

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    The two words appear to be interchangeable. [link]
    My extra thanks for the link, Rover KE. It's really helpful because it's been a (vague) question in my head (about the possible interchangeability of the two suffixes in some words) for a long time, and the article on the forum you gave the link to sheds some more light for me on the issue.
    Last edited by GeneD; 22-Oct-2017 at 08:20. Reason: punctuation
    If it's not too much trouble to you, could you please correct any errors I might have made in this post?

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