job control language

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1.(Computers) A programming language used to specify the manner, timing, and other requirements of execution of a task or set of tasks submitted for execution, especially in background, on a multitasking computer; a programming language for controlling job{7} execution. Abbreviated JCL.
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0 JOB statement now includes a TRACE parameter to enable tracing, and a TRACELEVEL parameter to set the level of tracing to ERR, WARN, INFO, or ALL
Typically, it falls to a political rival to challenge the job statement in court.