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Noun: syntax error
  1. (computing) an error of language resulting from code that does not conform to the syntax of the programming language
    "syntax errors can be recognized at compilation time"; "a common syntax error is to omit a parenthesis"

Derived forms: syntax errors

Type of: programming error, software error

Encyclopedia: Syntax error