conditional expression


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conditional expression

[kən′dish·ən·əl ik′spresh·ən]
(computer science)
A COBOL language expression which is either true or false, depending upon the status of the variables within the expression.
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For[start, conditional expression, step, loop body]
In particular when used in the preceding discussion, the words "believes", "expects", "intends", "will", "anticipated" or "may" and similar conditional expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Act and are subject to the safe harbor created by the Act.
In particular, when used in the preceding discussion, the words "plan," "confident that," "believe," "expect," "intend to" and similar conditional expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements within the meaning of the ACT and are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.

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