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hyphen

hy·phen

hyphen

 
pronunciation:
haI fn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a sign (-) used to join the parts of a compound word or to divide a word between syllables, as at the end of a line.
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