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Determine if a word or phrase is an isogram.

An isogram (also known as a "nonpattern word") is a word or phrase without a repeating letter, however spaces and hyphens are allowed to appear multiple times.

Examples of isograms:

  • lumberjacks
  • background
  • downstream
  • six-year-old

The word isograms, however, is not an isogram, because the s repeats.


Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isogram

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(ns isogram-test
  (:require [clojure.test :refer [deftest is]]

(deftest test-isograms
  (is (isogram/isogram? "duplicates"))
  (is (isogram/isogram? "subdermatoglyphic"))
  (is (isogram/isogram? "thumbscrew-japingly"))
  (is (isogram/isogram? "Hjelmqvist-Gryb-Zock-Pfund-Wax"))
  (is (isogram/isogram? "Heizölrückstoßabdämpfung"))
  (is (isogram/isogram? "Emily Jung Schwartzkopf")))

(deftest test-non-isograms
  (is (not (isogram/isogram? "eleven")))
  (is (not (isogram/isogram? "Alphabet")))
  (is (not (isogram/isogram? "the quick brown fox")))
  (is (not (isogram/isogram? "éléphant"))))
(ns isogram)

(defn isogram? [s]
  (->> s
       (filter #(Character/isLetter %))
       (apply distinct?)))

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