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Can I write

This approach has been supported by the academic community and has been followed by some commercial approaches

or

This approach has been supported by the academic community and followed by some commercial approaches

I look for the rule for omission of some words in coordinated clauses.

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  • Why the second passive tense includes"have been" ? ( in the first sentence, I mean)
    – Cardinal
    Aug 22, 2015 at 14:49
  • @Cardinal just a mistake
    – Ahmad
    Aug 22, 2015 at 15:02
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    Certainly you may. Aug 22, 2015 at 15:25
  • @StoneyB you mean I both sentences are correct and can be used?
    – Ahmad
    Aug 23, 2015 at 7:14
  • @Ahmad Yes indeed. Aug 23, 2015 at 12:31

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Yes, you can always omit such things if clarity is not compromised.

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  • You mean both sentences are equivalent and they can be used alternatively? (if clarity be kept)
    – Ahmad
    Aug 23, 2015 at 7:15
  • Yes, absolutely
    – Aleksey
    Aug 23, 2015 at 8:43

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