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hy·phen·ate

 (hī′fə-nāt′)
tr.v. hy·phen·at·ed, hy·phen·at·ing, hy·phen·ates
To divide or connect (syllables, word elements, or names) with a hyphen.
n. hy·phen·ate (-nĭt′, -nāt′)
One who performs more than one job or function: auditioned singer-dancers, actor-models, and other hyphenates.

hy′phen·a′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyphenation - division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
division - the act or process of dividing
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
2.hyphenation - connecting syllables and words by hyphens
punctuation - the use of certain marks to clarify meaning of written material by grouping words grammatically into sentences and clauses and phrases
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols
Translations
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hyphenation

nSilbentrennung f; hyphenation program (Comput) → Silbentrennprogramm nt
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