Re: reinvite or re-invite?

Subject: Re: reinvite or re-invite?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 08:45:58 -0700

If I'm not sure about a term when I already know the context of its proposed
use, that generally tells me that I want to avoid it even if it is correct. Put
me down as a vote for revising the text to say something like "invite again," or
"repeat invitation."

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Yves Barbion" <yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Which is correct: to reinvite or to re-invite?
> I think "reinvite" should not be hyphenated because the word is unambiguous.
> My English grammar books tell me to use a hyphen after the "re-" prefix only
> to avoid ambiguity, for example:


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