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hyphenate

view main entry for hyphenateverb [intransitive/transitive]  /ˈhaɪfəneɪt/ 
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hyphenated

   adjective
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hyphenation

  /ˌhaɪfəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]
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hyphenation British English pronunciation: hyphenationClick to listen to the pronunciation of hyphenate /ˌhaɪfəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]Punctuation: ampersand, apostrophe, bad break, brace, bracket, bracket, bullet, bullet point, colon, commaLinguistic terms relating to word formation and phrase building: affix, anaphora, apposition, appropriacy, blend, canonical form, componential analysis, compound, derivation, derivative

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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