syntax error

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syntax error

A mistake in a programming language.
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Noun1.syntax error - an error of language resulting from code that does not conform to the syntax of the programming language; "syntax errors can be recognized at compilation time"; "a common syntax error is to omit a parenthesis"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
programming error, software error - error resulting from bad code in some program involved in producing the erroneous result
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