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Term: COMPOSE

Definition:
The Oracle COMPOSE function takes a string (or an expression that resolves to a string) in any datatype and returns it as a Unicode string. The string is returned in its fully normalized form in the same character set as the input.

Example Syntax:

COMPOSE(string);


The string parameter can be a CHAR, NCHAR, VARCHAR2, NVARCHAR2, DUACLOB, or NCLOB.


Example Usage:
This example returns the o-umlaut code point:

SELECT COMPOSE ( 'o' || UNISTR('\0308') ) FROM DUAL;



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