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hyphen
American English: /ˈhaɪfən/
British English: /ˈhʌɪf(ə)n/

Translation of hyphen in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The only quibble I have with the grammar of that prose is the use of a hyphen followed by a semi-colon in the final sentence.
    • For those who care: in one of last week's postings, I had linked loads and loads of words together with hyphens instead of spaces.
    • Outside the University in Mumbai is the greeting ‘wel-come’, with the two elements separated by a hyphen.

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    Mezcal is an alcoholic drink similar to tequila obtained in Mexico by distilling the juice or aguamiel extracted from roasted tips of the maguey plant. Bottles of mezcal are usually sold containing a gusano, the larva of an insect that lives on the maguey. This is said to enhance the flavor.