String Operators (Transact-SQL)
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SQL Server provides the following string operators. String concatenation operators can combine two or more character or binary strings, columns, or a combination of strings and column names into one expression. Wildcard string operators can matches one or more characters in a string comparison operation such as LIKE or PATINDEX.