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BASIC




An acronym for Beginners All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code, a high-level programming language intended to make it easy to learn how to program in an interactive environment; it uses many everyday words. To run, BASIC computer programs usually require a separate program called an interpreter, which converts the BASIC code into the machine code required by the computer's processor.


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