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hy•phen



Pronunciation: (hī'fun), [key]
n.
a short line (-) used to connect the parts of a compound word or the parts of a word divided for any purpose.

v.t.
hyphenate.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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