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regex

Syllabification: reg·ex
Pronunciation: /ˈreɡeks
 
/
(also regexp /ˈreɡeksp/)

Definition of regex in English:

noun

Computing
A regular expression.
Example sentences
  • Despite their undeniable power, regexps aren't a procedural programming language.
  • Stating a regex in terms of what you don't want to match is a bit harder.
  • This rules out a lot of potential uses, or at least relegates regexps to a helper role.

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