tail recursive

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tail recursive ‎(uncountable)

  1. (computing)A style of programming in which all functions are written so that recursive calls are made nowhere but immediately before function return.


tail recursive ‎(not comparable)

  1. (computing)A program or function that is written or can be rewritten in a tail recursive style.

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