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hyphenate

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.fən.eɪt/
to use a hyphen to join two words or two parts of a word
hyphenation
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌhaɪ.fənˈeɪʃ.ən/
the rules of hyphenation
Translations of “hyphenate”
in Korean 하이픈으로 연결하다…
in Arabic تَضع شَرطة بين كَلمَتين…
in Portuguese unir com hífen…
in Catalan escriure amb guionet…
in Japanese (単語)をハイフンでつなぐ…
in Italian scrivere con un trattino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以連字號連接…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以连字符连接…
(Definition of hyphenate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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