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i.e. Means "that is"; do not confuse with "e.g.," which means "for example." It is usually followed by a comma.

Indian, American Indian Although AP prefers these terms to "Native American," they may be used interchangeably in SUNY New Paltz news releases and publications, depending upon the wishes of the individual(s) cited in the story. When using Indian, be cautious to adequately distinguish from East Indian.

initials See the abbreviations and acronyms entry and the INDIVIDUALS heading under the names entry.

in-residence Hyphenate and, in most cases, lowercase when used generically or following an individual's name: The department had an artist-in-residence during each of the past five spring semesters. Jan Conroy, the department's professor-in-residence, will be on campus until April. Many other American universities have artist-in-residence programs. However, since professor-in-residence and artist-in-residence are formal titles rather than occupational titles, they should be capitalized before a person's name: When will Artist-in-Residence Scott Adams give his lecture? Granada Artists-in-Residence Program. Capitalize, also, when used as part of a formal name: William Gaskill, Granada Artist-in-Residence.

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in regard to Not "in regards to."