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Access Specifier vs Access Modifier Java

July 26, 2013 · 2 min read
###### Access Specifier vs Access Modifier: For a novice, both the words **specifier** and **modifier** looks one and the same and may be confusing. If you go by the literal meaning, it is more confusing, say, an access specifier specifies the access and access modifier modifies the access. Of course, if the meaning and functionality is known clearly, it is not confusing at all. Let us explain practically with examples.