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Hy-phen-ate Your Words

HyphenateIt is a practical app designed to provide quick and accurate hyphenation for any text. It's ideal for writers, editors, and students who need to ensure correct word breaks in their documents.

neophyte is hyphenated as:

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Haphenation done based on the Knuth-Liang word-division algorithm. The computed hyphenation pattern is: ne2o1phy4te

Definitions of neophyte

neophyte is defined as:

Definition 1 as noun

  • noun
    A beginner; a person who is new to a subject, skill, or belief.

    Synonyms: beginner, newbie, newcomer, starter

  • noun
    A novice (recent convert); a new convert or proselyte; a new monk.

    Synonyms: novice

  • noun
    A name given by the early Christians, and still given by the Roman Catholics, to those who have recently embraced the Christian faith, and been admitted to baptism, especially those converts from heathenism or Judaism.

    Synonyms: catechumen

  • noun
    A plant species recently introduced to an area (in contrast to archaeophyte, a long-established introduced species).

What is hyphenation

Hyphenation is the use of hyphens to join words or parts of words. It plays a crucial role in writing, ensuring clarity and readability.

In compound terms like 'check-in', the hyphen clarifies relationships between words. It also assists in breaking words at line ends, preserving flow and understanding, such as in 'tele-communication'. Hyphenation rules vary; some words lose their hyphens with common usage (e.g., 'email' from 'e-mail'). It's an evolving aspect of language, with guidelines differing across style manuals. Understanding hyphenation improves writing quality, making it an indispensable tool in effective communication.