bracket-if:tools — immediate primitive
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check the condition in the CS-STACK. If true let the following text flow into INTERPRET , otherwise eat up everything upto and including the next [ELSE] or [THEN] . In case of skipping, count nested [IF] ... [THEN] constructs.
this word provides a simple pre-compiler mechanism
dpANS 18.104.22.1682 - standard forth word