Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of hyphenate.

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Examples

  • I think that hyphenating is long and confusing and that keeping my maiden name would have been confusing to the kids and everyone else.

    What’s In A Name? | Her Bad Mother

  • Silverberg likes adding one word to another word hyphenating and creating something which is familiar but not familiar.

    PKD and Style

  • They were only the midnight pranks of mischievous boys, such as hyphenating the livery-stable's name "Le Tellier" to read "Letel-Liar," drawing his "hacks" to the doors of the citizens, placing the undertaker's sign over the physician's office, driving Mr. Schéle's ponies, and leaving on their flanks the painted words "So far for to-day," the phrase with which he invariably ended his lectures.

    My day : reminiscences of a long life,

  • The two countries are engaged in an intense hunt for the leaders of al-Qaeda, including Saudi-born Osama bin Laden who poses a threat to present ruling Royale family regime. has begun "hyphenating" its relations with India and Pakistan on the lines of United States policy of having closer relations with India.

    Bloggers.Pakistan

  • I would keep my name or might consider hyphenating it.

    What’s in a Name, and Changing It « Colleen Anderson

  • I am a true American too, but I do like a bit of sarcasm and since hyphenating seems to be good for some, wise white men ought to be able to benefit from there own experiences in life.

    Has Clinton been sidelined?

  • Some authorities suggest hyphenating phrasal adjectives as context dictates, taking each instance as it comes and avoiding ambiguity wherever possible.

    August « 2008 « Sentence first

  • Some authorities suggest hyphenating phrasal adjectives as context dictates, taking each instance as it comes and avoiding ambiguity wherever possible.

    Hyphens in phrasal adjectives

  • My rule about hyphenating email is to do what feels right to you.

    Stupid grammar rules I: Email vs. e-mail « Motivated Grammar

  • But to retain your Judaism while at the same time accepting Jesus as the Messiah is the religious equivalent of hyphenating your last name.

    Benyamin Cohen: Death of a Salesman: Moishe Rosen, Jews for Jesus Founder, Is Dead

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