pragma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek root πρᾶγμα (prâgma, a thing done, a fact). May be a back-formation from pragmatic.

Noun[edit]

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pragma (plural pragmas)

  1. (computing, programming) A compiler directive; data embedded in source code by programmers to indicate some intention to the compiler.
    This pragma stops the compiler from generating those warnings we don't care about.

Synonyms[edit]

  • pragmat (in the ALGOL programming language)

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