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Does British English use a dash in between third-party, or is that for American English?

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  • No one uses a dash. Perhaps you are thinking of a hyphen. – tchrist Nov 9 '14 at 20:58
  • Apologies. I meant a hyphen. – JFW Nov 9 '14 at 21:26
  • You can edit your post and replace dash with hyphen. Users on EL&U are sticklers for precision, but it's true the correct punctuation term is the one suggested by @tchrist. – Mari-Lou A Nov 10 '14 at 3:51
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I think there may be a certain propensity for using the hyphenated form as an adjective, but not as a noun.

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