JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Annotation Type Override

public @interface Override

Indicates that a method declaration is intended to override a method declaration in a superclass. If a method is annotated with this annotation type but does not override a superclass method, compilers are required to generate an error message.


JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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