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Is it grammatically correct to use in a publication, that something is (a) 'much better' way of doing something?

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Why do you think it might be wrong? Explaining that would be a much better way of framing the question than what you have done. –  slim Feb 24 '12 at 10:23
    
Seems like general reference to me. –  FumbleFingers Feb 24 '12 at 14:33
    
I suggest you ask instead whether "much better" is appropriate in a formal written style. It's not a question of grammar, nor strictly of spoken versus written language--many publications use relatively informal language. But if you did ask this, it might be better if you gave an example context. –  snailboat May 11 at 12:57

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Yes it is.

Writing or speaking, simple words can be much better than complex ones. They are more accessible, more readily understood, and less at risk of seeming pretentious.

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