Meaning of “syntax” in the English Dictionary

"syntax" in British English

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syntaxnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈsɪn.tæks/ us /ˈsɪn.tæks/ specialized

(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 /ˈsɪntæks/ us

IT the rules that state how, and in which order, words and symbols must be used in a particular computer language:

The following search syntax usually worked: "find in catalog".
The commands follow a strict syntax.

(Definition of “syntax” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)