A word in a programming language that has a fixed meaning and cannot be redefined by the programmer.
- Well, in addition to scanning for offensive strings, some names contain reserved words, or keywords goes the theory.
- 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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Syllabification: re·served word
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