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What is Difference Between Throwable and Exception?

 
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Please can anyone tell me what is difference between Throwable and Exception.

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This is what the JLS says

'Exceptions are represented by instances of the class Throwable and instances of its subclasses. These classes are, collectively, the exception classes.'
 
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Throwable class is the parent for all Exceptions (Checked,Unchecked,Error)
 
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