Fourth generation language (4GL)

Fourth generation language (4GL),

Definition of Fourth generation language (4GL):

  1. Any of various high-level programming languages that more closely resemble natural language than earlier programming languages, typically being designed to be accessible to users with relatively little programming experience; abbreviated 4GL.

  2. High-level computer language (such as IBMs Structured Query Language or SQL) that allows non-programmer users to write (usually short) programs to query databases and to generate custom reports.

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