Hyphenation for “naturalization”

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What is the correct hyphenation for “naturalization”? The purpose of hyphenation is to separate a word such as "naturalization" because otherwise it would be too long and would no longer fit on one line. This separation not only saves space it improves the visually flow of the text. This word separation exists in most languages. In English, the word separation of “naturalization” is based on the speech syllables. The separating syllable in linguistics is therefore the smallest group of sounds in the natural flow of speech. As a separator, the classic hyphen is usually used: „naturalization“ ⟶ „nat-u-ral-iza-tion“.

Hyphens are occasionally used to denote syllabification, as in syl-la-bi-fi-ca-tion. Various British and North American dictionaries use an interpunct, sometimes called a "middle dot" or "hyphenation point", for this purpose, as in syl·la·bi·fi·ca·tion. This allows the hyphen to be reserved only for places where a hard hyphen is intended (for example, self-con·scious, un·self-con·scious, long-stand·ing). Similarly, hyphens may be used to indicate how a word is being or should be spelled. For example, W-O-R-D spells "word".

Definitions of "naturalization"

naturalization >> natʃ(ə)rəlʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n

Definition: [noun] the admittance of a foreigner to the citizenship of a country.
Example: an application for naturalization as a British citizen

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Definition: [noun] the introduction of a plant or animal to a region where it is not indigenous.
Example: the first report of naturalization of this species in the United States

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Definition: [noun] the alteration of an adopted foreign word so that it conforms more closely to the phonology or orthography of the adopting language.
Example: French naturalization of Creole words or phrases

Synonyms of "naturalization"

Definition: [noun] the act of causing something to appear natural.
Example: trailers have contributed to the naturalization of a variety of social desires

Synonyms of "naturalization"

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