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PL/P (Programming Language for Prime) is a general-purpose programming language designed for use on Prime Computer minicomputers. It was developed to be used in conjunction with the operating system PRIMOS. PL/P combines an assembly language and higher-level language characteristics, making it possible to write efficient programs without sacrificing readability or maintainability. The syntax of PL/P borrows heavily from COBOL and Fortran, offering support for structured programming constructs such as conditionals and loops.