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    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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    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

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