Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of joining with a hyphen, or the state of being so joined; use of hyphens.

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  • noun The inclusion of hyphens; especially, the correct locations of hyphens.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
  • noun connecting syllables and words by hyphens

Etymologies

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hyphen +‎ -ation

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