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How can I search for a keyword with special characters in Google Search?
How to search the internet for terms with special characters

I'm trying to do searches on Google (Scholar) like these:

in-memory-database
in-memory database
... and so on

The problem is, that even if using quotes like this:

"in-memory-databases" 

Google seems to ignore the hyphens.

Is there a way to search so that only results including all the hyphens appear?

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Did section 11 in the following article : googleguide.com/interpreting_queries.html will help you? –  mnmnc Aug 23 '12 at 13:17