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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


nSilbentrennung f; hyphenation program (Comput) → Silbentrennprogramm nt
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Distractions in the book include multiple spaces between sentences missing punctuation in direct address and the occasional lack of standard modifying hyphenation.
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Note the hyphenation in Dharwadker's title, indicating that Indian English, when compared with Persian (the most influential language in India from the twelfth to the nineteenth centuries, but interacting with South Asia for two millennia before), has a different kind of hybrid history, perhaps because it is, so far, much shorter, but surely not because it is less important in India today.
I've always tried to follow the rules regarding the hyphenation of compound modifiers, inserting a hyphen if the modifier appears before the noun and leaving it out if it appears after a linking verb.
Hyphenation in quasi-facsimile title-page transcriptions is unforgivable, and there are dozens of examples in this bibliography.
The microfluidic nature of such devices allows the coupling or hyphenation with a spectroscopic detection tool.
Focusing mainly on the last twenty years, Shopping for Identity is an invaluable guide to the commodification of hyphenation.
consistency, hyphenation, linking words, punctuation, which/that, and so on.
When these events threaten to became too revealing he falls back to the relative safety of querying hyphenation and points of grammar, looking closely at the language so as to avoid understanding too closely what the language unveils.
151) and its role in the performance of another hyphenation, "Un-Americanness"; and Marta E.
155: "Pyenye"', in which one item in Betty Brewster's list of spices is discovered by Ralph Hanna to be an instance of sin 'absorbing spiritual rhetoric into an already extant discourse'; and 'Revisions in the Athlone Editions of the A and B Versions of Piers Plowman', which consists mainly of a list of changes in commas and the hyphenation of personifications (in Kane's revision of his edition of the A version), helpfully provided by Kathleen Hewett-Smith for anyone who might need it.
Foreign-language hyphenation and spell-check utilities are available, although the algorithms they employ are typically no more than 80 percent reliable.