6.10 The break statement


break_stmt  ::=  "break"
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break may only occur syntactically nested in a for or while loop, but not nested in a function or class definition within that loop.  

It terminates the nearest enclosing loop, skipping the optional else clause if the loop has one.  

If a for loop is terminated by break, the loop control target keeps its current value.  

When break passes control out of a try statement with a finally clause, that finally clause is executed before really leaving the loop.  

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