hyphenate

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

hyphenate (third-person singular simple present hyphenates, present participle hyphenating, simple past and past participle hyphenated)

  1. (transitive) To break a word at the end of a line according to the hyphenation rules by adding a hyphen on the end of the line.
  2. (transitive) To join words or syllables with a hyphen.

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Noun[edit]

hyphenate (plural hyphenates)

  1. A person with multiple duties or abilities, such as "writer-director", "actor-model", or "singer-songwriter".