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Semantic error in Round-Up Game

Anonymous
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The round-up game has informed me that an abstract method MUST be overridden (question #15).
However, if a method is abstract, there is nothing to override. Technically, this should be called implementing the method, no overriding it.
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Technically (and sematically), "overriding" is correct because you declare a method with the same signature in a subclass. The overriding method does implement the body of the abstract method, though.
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