Hyphen, En Dash or Em Dash?

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Let’s clear up the confusion surrounding the use of hyphen, en dash and em dash. The hyphen (-) Dragoman follows the AP Stylebook, so we use hyphens to indicate ranges or to clarify that we are using a compound modifier. Please use no spaces before or after the hyphen. Examples: The first leg of the training was held in ┼×anl─▒urfa on May 22-23, 2019. Our state-of-the-art warehouse facilities are 80-percent automated. Each year, we endeavor to create a first-rate academic […]

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Hyphenating Compound Modifiers with Words Ending in -ly

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Wikipedia defines a┬ácompound modifier┬á(also called a compound adjective, phrasal adjective, or adjectival phrase) as a compound of two or more attributive words: that is, two or more words that collectively modify a noun. We frequently come across compound modifiers like “├ževre dostu bina,” “kullan─▒c─▒ dostu aray├╝z” and so on. What we should keep in mind is that we are not supposed to┬áhyphenate these compounds┬áformed by an adverb ending in ly plus an adjective. Both the Associated Press Stylebook and the […]

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