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hyphen

noun [C] uk   /ˈhaɪ.fən/ us  
B2 the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next: There are hyphens in "well-to-do".
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  • Where should I put the hyphen to break the word 'authority'?
  • There is a hyphen between the two names.
Traducciones de “hyphen”
en coreano 하이픈…
en árabe شَرطة (-)…
en francés trait d’union…
en turco tire (-), ara çizgi…
en italiano trattino…
en chino (tradicionál) 連字號…
en ruso дефис…
en polaco łącznik, kreseczka…
en español guión…
en portugués hífen…
en alemán der Bindestrich…
en catalán guionet…
en japonés ハイフン(-)…
en chino (simplificado) 连字符…
(Definition of hyphen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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