Language construct

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A language construct is a syntactically allowable part of a program that may be formed from one or more lexical tokens in accordance with the rules of a programming language.

The term "language construct" is often used as a synonym for control structure, and should not be confused with a function.[clarification needed]

Examples of language constructs[edit]

In PHP print is a language construct. [1]

print 'Hello world';

is the same as:

print('Hello world');