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    Default what are rule to overrid a method

    what are rule to overrid a method
    interface first{
    public void print();
    public String print();

    if i implemt the first then by the difference in the return type override may be correct but i shows complie time error

    please explain me

    thanks in advance

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    The return type is not part of the signature of a method. A method declaration cannot differ in only the return type (and/or access level). Besides, two method in the same class, with the same name, is called overloading (and you do that with varying parameter definitions), not overriding.

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