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hyphenation

Breaking words that extend beyond the right margin. Software hyphenates words by matching them against a hyphenation dictionary or by using a built-in set of rules, or both. See discretionary hyphen.
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Not to hyphenate them fully, however, introduces one more inconsistent application of an ill-founded principle.
I prefer Cochrane, but my coach likes me to hyphenate,'' she said.
Nevertheless, there are those in this country, especially in the media and politics, who prosaically hyphenate certain groups of Americans along racial lines.
That's always sort of the hidden tiger in our guild, the hyphenates,'' said TV and feature veteran Lionel Chetwynd, writer-director of ``Varian's War'' premiering Sunday on Showtime.
But I don't know if being a writer-director will work against him politically among that oversensitive, turf-protective group, and it may have the same effect on such other accomplished hyphenates as ``Three Kings' '' David O.
Smartype automatically spells, capitalizes, and hyphenates correctly.