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Definition: The if-then statement is the most basic of all the control flow statements. It tells your program to execute a certain section of code only if a particular test evaluates to true.
Source: Reges & Stepp, 2007
Example: Example sentence for context: "The idea behind the if/else statement is that two alternatives are provided, and one or the other is executed."