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This punctuation is used: 1) to connect the elements of some compound words, especially ones of three or more words, e.g., get-together, up-to-date; 2) in fractions and compound numbers, e.g., fifty-five, twenty-one; 3) in measurements with numbers and unit, e.g., twenty-five dollars; 4) in ages with number and unit, e.g., forty-nine years old; 5) to make a word clear from its homonym, e.g., recover and re-cover; 6) in prefixed or suffixed words when a vowel is doubled or consonant is tripled, e.g., shell-like; 7) for certain prefixes, as ex-, e.g., ex-husband; 8) for certain suffixes, as -elect, e.g., president-elect; 8) for compounds which begin with a single capital letter, e.g., H-bomb, U-turn; 9) for compound modifiers preceding a noun, e.g., full-time job, except for the adverb very and all adverbs that end in -ly ; 10) for compound adjectives where the first adjective ends in -ly, e.g., scholarly-written piece; 11) for directions, e.g., north-northwest; 12) for words spelled out letter-by-letter, e.g., y-e-s; 13) to avoid the ambiguity which would result if the hyphen were omitted; 14) for two-thought compounds, e.g., serio-comic, socio-economic; 15) for compound proper nouns and adjectives, e.g., Mexican-American (but not for French Canadian or Latin American); and 16) for suspensive hyphenation, e.g., 10- to 20-year prison sentence.

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