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Not entirely. A compilation error can contain a syntax error, but what a syntax error actually is, is an error in how the coding is spelled. For example, say you are trying to program a router. You type in the code, of which you know it's the correct code, but receive an error. You proofread the code and notice that one or more of the words are not spelled correctly. This would be a syntax error. They can also take the form of misplacing the words in the code's syntax.

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