how to pronounce hyphen


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meanings of hyphen


  1. Something that links two more consequential things.
  2. The symbol "‐", typically used to join two or more words to form a compound term, or to indicate that a word has been split at the end of a line.
  3. An enclosed walkway or passage that connects two buildings.
  4. Someone who belongs to a marginalized subgroup, and can therefore described by a hyphenated term, such as "German-American", "female-academic", etc.


  1. To separate or punctuate with a hyphen; to hyphenate.


  1. Used to emphasize the coordinating function usually indicated by the punctuation "-".

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