\ˌɔːtəmˈatɪk hˌa͡ɪfənˈe͡ɪʃən], \ˌɔːtəmˈatɪk hˌaɪfənˈeɪʃən], \ˌɔː_t_ə_m_ˈa_t_ɪ_k h_ˌaɪ_f_ə_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of AUTOMATIC HYPHENATION
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A feature of some word processors which can inserthyphens into words which would otherwise extend beyond theright hand margin of the page.More advanced word processors may have options to control theposition of the hyphen, to restrict certain words from beinghyphenated, and to allow custom dictionaries of hyphenationpoints to be built up.
By Denis Howe
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- Wanting grace; unpleasing; disagreeable. Unkind, unfavourable.