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A modifier is a keyword placed in a class, method or variable declaration that changes how it operates. In the Java programming language the following keywords are modifiers: abstract, final, native, private, protected, public, static, strictfp, synchronized, transient, and volatile.

Examples:

This static constant is declared using the public, static and final modifiers:


public static final int maxItemNameLength = 20;

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