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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The use of dash-like marks to separate or connect words.

Usage examples (40)
  • It is best to keep words together rather than overuse hyphenation at the end of writing lines.
  • Why not let hyphenation in e-mail be the same way?
  • Inconsistent hyphenation: co-existent and coexistent
  • | Inconsistent hyphenation and archaic spelling in | for more
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