Definition of reserved word in English:

reserved word

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  • A word in a programming language which has a fixed meaning and cannot be redefined by the programmer.
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    • Well, in addition to scanning for offensive strings, some names contain reserved words, or keywords goes the theory.
    • It's common to reuse components, so once found, they're saved as handy property values on the klass object-class is a reserved word in JavaScript.
    • If we don't want this behavior, we can make a variable local to a function by preceding it with the reserved word typeset.

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Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little