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Section - 8.53 How do I grep for an exact word as with "grep -w" in Linux?

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From 11.11 onwards, the -w option is supported. Otherwise, use:

  $ grep -E "(^|[^[:alnum:]_])(<word_to_be_searched>)([^[:alnum:]_]|$)"

or install GNU grep and use its -w option.

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