# Preventing hyphenation of a particular word | The TeX FAQ - Latex prevent hyphenation

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Of a particular word can be. This hyphenation exception (with no break points) will be used in preference to (Note that Plain TeX syntax is needed here: there's no LaTeX alternative for.

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### Comments:

By Nalar - 07:10
Second, one can select a language for which no hyphenation patterns exist. but it's how LaTeX itself suppresses hyphenation in tt and other fixed-width fonts.
By Bakora - 04:45
You can set \hyphenchar\font=-1, which will prevent hyphenation for the current way for an entire document but is how it is done for the tt font shape in LaTeX.
By Gulkis - 02:03
If this word appears more than once in your document, and you never want it to be hyphenated, you can suppress hyphenation everywhere by putting this line in​.

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