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Statement: A piece of code that can stand by itself, without having to follow or be enclosed within any other code. It specifies an action for the computer to perform.

Statements are usually made up of function calls and a number of expressions (such as the assign and math operators). Statements can also contain other statements. For example, an "if" statement also contains the statements that need to be executed if the conditional is true or false.

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