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Can you nest functions in C?

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Find out if you can nest functions in C, or not!

No, you can’t.

We can’t define functions inside other functions in C.

With languages like JavaScript, Swift or Python it is pretty common to use nested functions.

C and C++ do not provide this option.

Your next best option is to put the functions you need to perform something in a separate file, and only expose the primary function a client program needs to use, so you can “hide” all the things that does not need to be public.

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