hyphenize

[ hahy-fuh-nahyz ]
/ ˈhaɪ fəˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), hy·phen·ized, hy·phen·iz·ing.

Also especially British, hy·phen·ise.

Origin of hyphenize

First recorded in 1850–55; hyphen + -ize
Related formshy·phen·i·za·tion, noun
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