# How can I avoid using hyphen at the linebreak to separate a word? [duplicate]

I just cannot find how to avoid breaking a word with hyphen when the line breaks. For example:

How can I trans-

late a word ?

• do you mean prevent one particular hyphenation or do you want to prevent hyphenation everywhere? – David Carlisle Jun 18 '16 at 18:16
• Single line-break prevention: How to prevent LaTeX from line-breaking a phrase? – Werner Jun 18 '16 at 18:19
• this question is not at all clear. it could mean that the string "trans- late" is in the file, having been cut and pasted from a pdf file that had a line break there. please clarify what is meant. – barbara beeton Jun 18 '16 at 20:23

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