Definition of regex in English:

regex

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɛɡɛks
 
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(also regexp)

noun

Computing
  • A regular expression.
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    • 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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