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  1. -

    The hyphen-minus - is the most commonly used type of hyphen, widely used in digital documents. It is the only character that looks like a minus sign or a dash in many character sets such as ASCII or on most keyboards, so it is also used as such. The name "hyphen-minus" derives from the original ASCII standard, where it was called "hyphen (minus)". The character is referred to as a "hyphen", a "minus sign", or a "dash" according to the context where it is being used.

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  1. -

    A known symbol in language to create a word with letters.

    Self-employed is a word and - is the symbol that is a connector within the word.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 3, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of - in Chaldean Numerology is: 0

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of - in Pythagorean Numerology is: 0

Examples of - in a Sentence

  1. Saker Nusseibeh:

    The U.S. is self-sufficient in food, water, energy and labor - and they've managed to corner the market in technological innovation ... The dollar has to be strong in 2015.

  2. Billy Madison:

    Billy T-T-T-T-Today, Junior

  3. Hubert Humphrey:

    Men in earnest have no time to waste In patching fig-leaves for the naked truth.

  4. Sebastien Pietrasanta:

    (Hauchard) is the perfect example of the phenomenon we're facing: a small provincial village, a well integrated family with jobs, radicalized on the internet at a very young age, converts and leaves, It illustrates the diversity of the profile and the self-radicalization on the internet.

  5. Man President Luke Ellis:

    This year, in the stock-picking strategies with computers, we've had a very good year ... (and) it's been a good year for CTAs, For me, that's where I think the best opportunities to make money are.

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