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Generic term for the dBASE family of database languages. Coined in response to threatened litigation over use of the copyrighted trademark "dBASE."
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XbaseA dBASE-like language. Originally almost identical to dBASE, new commands and features over the years made Xbase languages only partially dBASE compatible. See CA-Clipper, Visual FoxPro, QuickSilver and dBASE Plus.
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