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REs. A question (PERL Compatable Regular Expressions)

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Arrummzen asked on
ProgrammingRegular Expressions
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I need to make a PCRE, that will match any alpha string that is followed is is not followed by a parenthese.
So for
a = b + c * sin ( x )
match
a
b
c
x
but
not

It should also match multi character terms -
answer = variable + function ( Number )
for the above, match-
Answer
variable
Number
but not
function

How would I do this?

Thank you for your time,
Arrummzen