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Udaya Wijenayake
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I have a text like this.


I want a regular expression that is match to every word related to car. Eg. Car, cars, CAR, car.


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David Newton
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What have you tried so far?
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do you want to match words like "Oscar" or "baccarat"? One of the tricks is that you have to first know and define what you do want, and what you don't want. A list of examples does not define that, as they don't account for all possible cases.

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Udaya Wijenayake
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No, I want only car and cars ignoring case.
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Udaya Wijenayake wrote:No, I want only car and cars ignoring case.

David Newton wrote:What have you tried so far?


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