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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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Siegal says the Times, which hyphenates online, has no qualms about remaining in what he describes as the "rear guard" of adopting newer style rulings.
At first I wanted to hyphenate my name, but Judson thought it sounded like a merger," recalls Nelson Roberts, a finance officer for an Australian-owned bank.
Ultimately a husband has to respect his wife's decision to keep her maiden name or make it her middle name or hyphenate it.
In his own life, according to the hyphenate, it's a mixed bag.
18 in the series featured pieces from Jonathan Safran Foer, still waiting for his debut novel "Everything Is Illuminated" to hit stores; David Schickler, who will adapt his "Kissing in Manhattan" stories for Robert Redford and Scott Rudin; and hyphenate Neil LaBute.
Writers still feeling their hyphenate oats or simply fixed in Hollywood's eyes as writers will likely find themselves odd men out for directing noms this year, even if they do reap writing noms.
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.
Subjects touched included filmmaking in the '70s ("Not Hollywood's golden age, but at least silver," Bogdanovich said); how talking heads were chosen for "Boffo" ("I thought it would be good to have people who were hyphenates, who wore different hats and had a broader view of the business," Couturie said); and infatuation with film.