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Both of them are correct. Some words like this are confusing in English.For example: American history teacher It has two meanings: 1- That teacher is from America and he teaches history. 2- That teacher is teaching America's history. The meaning of these kinds of phrases depend on the sentence.


The country's ongoing widely discussed problems are hopeless. The country's ongoing widely-discussed problems are hopeless. It is an expensive well-designed program. It is a well-designed expensive program. We need a hyphen after widely to form the adjective widely-discussed. The terms ongoing and widely-discussed are coordinate adjectives, and we should ...


It doesn't really work to string adjectives together with hyphens like that. You would have to say that he is a well-educated Oxford-educated politician, but the repetition is awkward. I would use a well-educated politician who attended Oxford.

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