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Abstract syntax The abstract syntax is a system of rules according to which permitted constructions are formed from the basic terminology of a language.

Activity An activity is a step in a ⇒ business process that has no further details.

Activity (BPMN) An activity describes a job within a ⇒ business process.

Activity type (BPMN) An activity type describes a special behavior of an ⇒ activity, and can be identified using a custom symbol. Predefined activity types are ⇒ loop task, ⇒ multiple instance, ⇒ ad hoc subprocess, ⇒ transaction, and ⇒ compensation.

Ad hoc subprocess (BPMN) The ad hoc subprocess comprises ⇒ activities that are executed randomly—without a predefined sequence.

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