Can I use… with (non-recursive, top level)


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The with clause defines “statement-scoped views”:

WITH query_name (column_name, …) AS (
   SELECT …
     FROM …
) [, …]
SELECT …
  FROM query_name

Normative References

The with clause is defined in ISO/IEC 9075:2016-2 as optional feature T121.

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