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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
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14.5 ANCHORS

All are zero-width assertions.

^  Match string start (or line, if /m is used)
$  Match string end (or line, if /m is used) or before newline
\b Match word boundary (between \w and \W)
\B Match except at word boundary (between \w and \w or \W and \W)
\A Match string start (regardless of /m)
\Z Match string end (before optional newline)
\z Match absolute string end
\G Match where previous m//g left off
\K Keep the stuff left of the \K, don't include it in $&
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