[ hwen-ish-ood, wen-, hwuh n-, wuh n- or, esp. British, -is-yood ]
/ ʰwɛnˈɪʃ ud, wɛn-, ʰwən-, wən- or, esp. British, -ˈɪs yud /
of, relating to, or noting an agreement to buy securities paid for at the time of delivery. Abbreviation: wi, w.i.
When To Capitalize “Earth”When it comes to writing, this common English word confuses many native speakers who aren’t sure whether to use Earth or earth. Why is this an issue? Earth can be either a proper noun or a common noun. In English, proper nouns (nouns which signify a particular person, place, or thing) are capitalized. Following this rule, when Earth is discussed as a specific planet or …
When To Capitalize PresidentHave you ever worried about when president should be capitalized? You should only capitalize president as a title before an individual’s name or when directly addressing a person in that role (e.g. “President George Washington”). Variations of the word, such as presidential, should not be capitalized unless they begin a sentence or are used as part of a proper name (e.g. “Presidential Medal of Freedom”). …
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