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"syntax" in British English

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syntaxnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsɪn.tæks/ specialized
the ​grammaticalarrangement of words in a ​sentence
syntactic
adjective uk   us   /sɪnˈtæk.tɪk/
syntactically
adverb uk   us   /sɪnˈtæk.tɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of syntax from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"syntax" in American English

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syntaxnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsɪn·tæks/
grammar the grammatical ​arrangement of words in a ​sentence
(Definition of syntax from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"syntax" in Business English

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syntaxnoun [U or C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪntæks/
IT the ​rules that ​state how, and in which ​order, words and ​symbols must be used in a particular ​computerlanguage: The ​following search syntax usually ​worked: "​find in ​catalog". The ​commandsfollow a strict syntax.
(Definition of syntax from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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