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hyphen

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhaɪfən/
B2 a mark (-) used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided and continues on the next line Punctuation
hyphenated adjective written with a hyphenPunctuation
Translations of “hyphen”
in Korean 하이픈…
in Arabic شَرطة (-)…
in French trait d’union…
in Turkish tire (-), ara çizgi…
in Italian trattino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連字號…
in Russian дефис…
in Polish łącznik, kreseczka…
in Spanish guión…
in Portuguese hífen…
in German der Bindestrich…
in Catalan guionet…
in Japanese ハイフン(-)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连字符…
(Definition of hyphen from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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