Language construct

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.[1] The term "language construct" is often used as a synonym for control structure.

Examples of language constructsEdit

In PHP print is a language construct. [1]

print 'Hello world';

is the same as:

print('Hello world');

In Java a class is written in this format:

public class MyClass {
    //Code . . . . . .

In C++ a class is written in this format:

class MyCPlusPlusClass {
    //Code . . . .


  1. ^ "ISO/IEC 2382, Information technology — Vocabulary".